Gospeler

Gos"pel*er

(?), n. [AS. godspellere.]
[Written also gospeller.]
1. One of the four evangelists. Rom. of R.
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Mark the gospeler was the ghostly son of Peter in baptism.
Wyclif.
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2. A follower of Wyclif, the first English religious reformer; hence, a Puritan. [Obs.] Latimer.
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The persecution was carried on against the gospelers with much fierceness by those of the Roman persuasion.
Strype.
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3. A priest or deacon who reads the gospel at the altar during the communion service.
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The Archbishop of York was the celebrant, the epistoler being the dean, and the gospeler the Bishop of Sydney.
Pall Mall Gazette.
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