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pallbearer

noun pall·bear·er \ˈpl-ˌber-ər\

: a person who helps to carry the coffin at a funeral

Full Definition of PALLBEARER

:  a person who helps to carry the coffin at a funeral; also :  a member of the escort or honor guard of the coffin who does not actually help to carry it

Origin of PALLBEARER

2pall
First Known Use: 1707

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