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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HELPER

Who would for a moment think of suggesting his name as a helper?

She was driven from a pious family; but she had no home, no friend, no helper!

He had therefore everything to learn by himself, without any helper.

Joe Nelson, the choreman, is my helper and does all the heavy work.

Before his helper could comment on this declaration, it was repeated.

He was on his way back to the bedroom when his helper called.

If you can get on for a day or two longer, I'll try to get a helper down!

Then Seth sprung the news that he had a "sort of helper" already.

The helper's ill nature was in evidence again at breakfast time.

At last he walked to the closed door of his helper's room and rapped.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-14c., agent noun from help (v.). Helpestre "a female helper" is recorded from c.1400. The Old English agent noun was helpend.

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acolyte

nounattendant, usually in a church
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.