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gospeler


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gospeler  \Gos"pel*er\,  n.  [AS.  godspellere.]  [Written  also 
  {gospeller}.] 
  1.  One  of  the  four  evangelists.  --Rom.  of  R. 
 
  Mark  the  gospeler  was  the  ghostly  son  of  Peter  in 
  baptism.  --Wyclif. 
 
  2.  A  follower  of  Wyclif,  the  first  English  religious 
  reformer;  hence  a  Puritan.  [Obs.]  --Latimer. 
 
  The  persecution  was  carried  on  against  the  gospelers 
  with  much  fierceness  by  those  of  the  Roman 
  persuasion.  --Strype. 
 
  3.  A  priest  or  deacon  who  reads  the  gospel  at  the  altar 
  during  the  communion  service. 
 
  The  Archbishop  of  York  was  the  celebrant,  the 
  epistoler  being  the  dean,  and  the  gospeler  the 
  Bishop  of  Sydney.  --Pall  Mall 
  Gazette. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  gospeler 
  n  :  a  preacher  of  the  Christian  gospel  [syn:  {evangelist},  {revivalist}, 
  {gospeller}] 




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