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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pro·vi·sor n.
 1. One who provides; a purveyor. [Obs.] “The chief provisor of our horse.”
 2. R. C. Ch. (a) The purveyor, steward, or treasurer of a religious house. --Cowell. (b) One who is regularly inducted into a benefice. See Provision, 5.  --P. Plowman.
 3. Eng. Hist. One who procures or receives a papal provision. See Provision, 6.