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Definition of Usher

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act as an usher, escort; guide, direct; introduce
one who directs people to their reserved seats; doorkeeper
Usher Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(v. t.)
To introduce or escort, as an usher, forerunner, or harbinger; to forerun; -- sometimes followed by in or forth; as, to usher in a stranger; to usher forth the guests; to usher a visitor into the room.
  
(n.)
An under teacher, or assistant master, in a school.
  
(n.)
An officer or servant who has the care of the door of a court, hall, chamber, or the like; hence, an officer whose business it is to introduce strangers, or to walk before a person of rank. Also, one who escorts persons to seats in a church, theater, etc.
  
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usher
\ush"er\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. ushered (?); p. pr. & vb. n. ushering.] to introduce or escort, as an usher, forerunner, or harbinger; to forerun; -- sometimes followed by in or forth; as, to usher in a stranger; to usher forth the guests; to usher a visitor into the room. the stars that usher evening rose. the examiner was ushered into the world by a letter, setting forth the great genius of the author.
usher
\ush"er\ (?), n. [oe. ussher, uschere, of. ussier, uisser, oissier, hussier, huissier, fr. l. ostiarius a doorkeeper, fr. ostium a door, entrance, fr. os mouth. see oral, and cf. ostiary.]
1. an officer or servant who has the care of the door of a court, hall, chamber, or the like; hence, an officer whose business it is to introduce strangers, or to walk before a person of rank. also, one who escorts persons to seats in a church, theater, etc. "the ushers and the squires." these are the ushers of marcius.
note: there are various officers of this kind attached to the royal household in england, including the gentleman usher of the black rod, who attends in the house of peers during the sessions of parliament, and twelve or more gentlemen ushers. see black rod.
2. an under teacher, or assistant master, in a school.
usher
n
1. irish prelate who deduced from the bible that creation occurred in the year 4004 bc (1581-1656) [syn: ussher, james ussher, usher, james usher]


2. an official doorkeeper as in a courtroom or legislative chamber [syn: doorkeeper]


3. someone employed to conduct others [syn: guide]
v : show (someone) to their seats, as in theaters or auditoriums; "the usher showed us to our seats" [syn: show]





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 usher out 
 gentleman usher of the black rod 
 james usher 
 gentleman usher 
 usher in 
Concise English-Irish Dictionary v. 1.1
uiséir
WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. Irish prelate who deduced from the Bible that Creation occurred in the year 4004 BC (1581-1656)
(synonym) Ussher, James Ussher, James Usher
(hypernym) archpriest, hierarch, high priest, prelate, primate

Noun
1. an official doorkeeper as in a courtroom or legislative chamber
(synonym) doorkeeper
(hypernym) official, functionary
2. someone employed to conduct others
(synonym) guide
(hypernym) escort
(hyponym) usherette
(derivation) show

Verb
1. show (someone) to their seats, as in theaters or auditoriums; "The usher showed us to our seats"
(synonym) show
(hypernym) lead, take, direct, conduct, guide
(hyponym) marshal
(derivation) guide
Usher Definition from Government Dictionaries & Glossaries
Australian Post Codes
Locality : USHER
State: WA
Australian GPS + Postcode Town Index
WA -33.38 115.62778 6230
Usher Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
Usher may refer to:
  • Usher (occupation)
    • Church usher
    • Court usher
    • White House Chief Usher

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Usher Definition from Society & Culture Dictionaries & Glossaries
The Scotch Whisky by SDA v.4.20
(alias "Green Stripe")
Pioneer of the first commercial Blended Scotch Whisky, around 1853.
His first brand of Blended Scotch Whisky was Usher's Old Vatted Glenlivet.
Usher's Green Stripe, Standard Scotch Blended Whisky
Usher's OVS, De Luxe Scotch Blended Whisky
Usher's Old Vatted Glenlivet, Vatted Malt Scotch Whisky

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