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Travel guide

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Wiktionary

Up to date as of January 15, 2010
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Noun

Singular
porter

Plural
porters

porter (plural porters)

  1. A person who carries luggage and related objects.
    By the time I reached the train station I was exhausted, but fortunately there was a porter waiting.
  2. A person in control of the entrance to a building
  3. In the bowling industry, an employee who clears and cleans tables and puts bowling balls away.
  4. A strong, dark ale, originally favored by porters, similar to a stout but less strong.
  5. (Ireland) Another name for the malt brew stout.

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Verb

Infinitive
to porter

Third person singular
porters

Simple past
portered

Past participle
portered

Present participle
portering

to porter (third-person singular simple present porters, present participle portering, simple past and past participle portered)

  1. To serve as a porter, to carry.

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French

Etymology

From Latin portare.

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porter

  1. to carry
  2. to wear

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Wikispecies

Up to date as of January 23, 2010
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U.S. Botanist (1822-1901)

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Bible wiki

Up to date as of January 23, 2010

From BibleWiki


a gate-keeper (2 Sam. 18:26; 2 Kings 7:10; 1 Chr. 9:21; 2 Chr. 8:14). Of the Levites, 4,000 were appointed as porters by David (1 Chr. 23:5), who were arranged according to their families (26:1-19) to take charge of the doors and gates of the temple. They were sometimes employed as musicians (1 Chr. 15:18).

This entry includes text from Easton's Bible Dictionary, 1897.

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