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Bearer

Bear´er   Pronunciation: bâr´ẽr
n.1.One who, or that which, bears, sustains, or carries.
2.Specifically: One who assists in carrying a body to the grave; a pallbearer.
3.A palanquin carrier; also, a house servant.
4.A tree or plant yielding fruit; as, a good bearer.
5.(Com.) One who holds a check, note, draft, or other order for the payment of money; as, pay to bearer.
6.(Print.) A strip of reglet or other furniture to bear off the impression from a blank page; also, a type or type-high piece of metal interspersed in blank parts to support the plate when it is shaved.
Noun1.Bearerbearer - someone whose employment involves carrying something; "the bonds were transmitted by carrier"
Synonyms: carrier, toter
2.bearer - a messenger who bears or presents; "a bearer of good tidings"
3.bearer - one of the mourners carrying the coffin at a funeral
Synonyms: pallbearer
4.bearer - the person who is in possession of a check or note or bond or document of title that is endorsed to him or to whoever holds it; "the bond was marked `payable to bearer'"
Synonyms: holder

BEARER. One who bears or carries a thing.
     2. If a bill or note be made payable to bearer, it will pass by delivery only, without endorsement; and whoever fairly acquires a right to it, may maintain an action against the drawer or acceptor.
     3. It has been decided that the bearer of a bank note, payable to bearer, is not an assignee of a chose in action within the 11th section of the judiciary act of, 1789, c. 20, limiting the jurisdiction of the circuit court. 3 Mason, R. 308.
     4. Bills payable to bearer are contra-distinguished from those payable to order, which can be transferred only by endorsement and delivery.
     5. Bills payable to fictitious payees, are considered as bills payable to, bearer.

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