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Meaning of REMEMBRANCER

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Re*mem"bran*cer\ (-bran-s?r), n.
1. One who, or that which, serves to bring to, or keep in,
   mind; a memento; a memorial; a reminder.

         Premature consiolation is but the remembrancer of
         sorrow.                               --Goldsmith.

         Ye that are the lord's remembrancers. --Isa. lxii.
                                               6. (Rev.
                                               Ver.).

2. A term applied in England to several officers, having
   various functions, their duty originally being to bring
   certain matters to the attention of the proper persons at
   the proper time. ``The remembrancer of the lord treasurer
   in the exchequer.'' --Bacon.

 

 

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