Porter

Definition of Porter

Por´ter
n.1.A man who has charge of a door or gate; a doorkeeper; one who waits at the door to receive messages.
To him the porter openeth.
- John x. 3.
1.A carrier; one who carries or conveys burdens, luggage, etc.; for hire.
2.(Forging) 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.
3.A malt liquor, of a dark color and moderately bitter taste, possessing tonic and intoxicating qualities.

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