One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A banner-bearer in a play, especially a mystery or a miracle play, usually also performing other functions.
Early 19th century; earliest use found in Joseph Strutt (1749–1802), antiquary and engraver. From post-classical Latin vexillator standard-bearer from classical Latin vexillum + -ātor.
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