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Porter

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(1):

(n.) A carrier; one who carries or conveys burdens, luggage, etc.; for hire.

(2):

(n.) A malt liquor, of a dark color and moderately bitter taste, possessing tonic and intoxicating qualities.

(3):

(n.) A bar of iron or steel at the end of which a forging is made; esp., a long, large bar, to the end of which a heavy forging is attached, and by means of which the forging is lifted and handled in hammering and heating; - called also porter bar.

(4):

(n.) A man who has charge of a door or gate; a doorkeeper; one who waits at the door to receive messages.

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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Porter'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/web/p/porter.html. 1828.

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