bearer (n.)
possessor, owner, holder
2H4 IV.v.30[Prince Henry to himself] O majesty! / When thou dost pinch thy bearer, thou dost sit / Like a rich armour worn in heat of day
H8 II.iii.15[Anne to Old Lady, of pomp] if that quarrel, Fortune, do divorce / It from the bearer, 'tis a sufferance
TC III.iii.104[Achilles to Ulysses] The beauty that is borne here in the face / The bearer knows not
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