Comforter

Definition of Comforter

Com´fort`er
n.1.One who administers comfort or consolation.
Let no comforter delight mine ear
But such a one whose wrongs do suit with mine.
- Shak.
2.(Script.) The Holy Spirit, - referring to his office of comforting believers.
But the Comforter, which is the Holy Ghost, whom the Father will send in my name, he shall teach you all things.
- John xiv. 26.
3.A knit woolen tippet, long and narrow.
The American schoolboy takes off his comforter and unbuttons his jacket before going in for a snowball fight.
- Pop. Sci. Monthly.
4.A wadded bedquilt; a comfortable.
Job's comforter
a boil.

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