Definition for Porter

porter, n. [ME and AFr < OFr < late L. portārius, door-keeper < porta, door.] (webplay: bear, heavy).

  1. Gatekeeper; doorman; guard; servant employed to watch over an entrance.
  2. Person who is paid to carry burdens; one who conveys heavy luggage; [fig.] sufferer; person experiencing difficult trials.

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