Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who exhorts or encourages.
  • noun In the Meth, Epis. Ch., a layman, licensed by the pastor, at the recommendation of the class-meeting or leader's meeting, to hold meetings for prayer and exhortation under the direction of the preacher in charge, and to attend all the sessions of the quarterly conference. He is subject to an annual examination of character in the quarterly conference.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who exhorts or incites.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun rare A person who exhorts.
  • noun Protestantism A lay preacher.

Etymologies

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From exhort +‎ -er.

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