KJV Dictionary Definition: porter


PORTER, n. L. porta, a gate.

1. A man that has the charge of a door or gate; a door-keeper.

2. One that waits at the door to receive messages.

3. L. porto. A carrier; a person who carries or conveys burdens for hire.

4. A malt liquor which differs from ale and pale beer, in being made with high dried malt.