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epistler (plural epistlers)
- A writer of an epistle.
- 1875, Matthew Arnold, God and the Bible:
- their incorporation would have, probably, quite served to justify the Epistler both in his own eyes and in those of his public.
- The ecclesiastic who reads the epistle at the communion service.
- c. 1503–1512, John Skelton, Ware the Hauke; republished in John Scattergood, editor, John Skelton: The Complete English Poems, 1983, →OCLC, lines 120–124, page 65:
- These be my gospellers,
These be my pystyllers,
These be my querysters
To helpe me to synge,
My hawkes to mattens rynge!