pardoner definition

  • noun:
    • one which pardons: a pardoner associated with sins of other people.
    • A medieval ecclesiastic authorized to raise money for religious functions by giving papal indulgences to contributors.
    • a medieval cleric who sell pardons and indulgences
    • one that pardons.
    • A seller of indulgences.
    • a person who pardons or forgives; person who absolves an offender from discipline or blame.
    • one that is accredited to sell papal indulgences or pardons.
    • a medieval cleric who lifted money for chapel by selling papal indulgences
    • a person who pardons or forgives or excuses a fault or offense

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