Definition of usher :
1. An officer or servant who has the care of the door of a court, hall, chamber, or the like; hence, an officer whose business it is to introduce strangers, or to walk before a person of rank. Also, one who escorts persons to seats in a church, theater, etc.
2. An under teacher, or assistant master, in a school.
3. To introduce or escort, as an usher, forerunner, or harbinger; to forerun; - sometimes followed by in or forth; as, to usher in a stranger; to usher forth the guests; to usher a visitor into the room.
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- And- isn't Dr. Wilson going to be an usher? - "K", Mary Roberts Rinehart.
- " Magnificence, he is at the door," said the usher. - "Little Novels of Italy Madonna Of The Peach-Tree, Ippolita In The Hills, The Duchess Of Nona, Messer Cino And The Live Coal, The Judgment Of Borso", Maurice Henry Hewlett.
- An usher hastened up as Barber was about to mount the steps. - "The Best Short Stories of 1921 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story", Various.