Definition of Cellarer

1. n. A steward or butler of a monastery or chapter; one who has charge of procuring and keeping the provisions.



Definition of Cellarer

1. Noun. The person, usually in a monastery, responsible for providing food and drink. ¹

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Definition of Cellarer

1. the steward of a monastery [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cellarer

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cellarer (current term)
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Literary usage of Cellarer

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"Auxerre, a professed canon of St-Victor's in 1254, held the office of cellarer, and became Abbot of Ste- ..."

2. The Via Vitae of St. Benedict: The Holy Rule Arranged for Mental Prayer by Bernard Hayes (1908)
"... Deque prodigus sit, aut extir- Let there be chosen out of the community, as cellarer of the monastery, a man wise and of mature character, temperate, ..."

3. Literae Cantuarienses: the letter books of the Monastery of Christ Church by Joseph Brigstocke Sheppard (1888)
"The »er- »ant» employed in the cellarer'« department having been found excessive in number he U enjoined to dismiss all not included iu the annexed list. ..."

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