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The Brother who prepares the candidate for initiation. In English, he has no distinctive title. In French Lodges he is called Frre terrible, and in German he is called Vorbereitender Bruder, or Frchterlicher Bruder. His duties require him to have a competent knowledge of the ritual of reception, and therefore an experienced member of the Lodge is generally selected to discharge the functions of this office. In some Jurisdictions this is performed by the Master of Ceremonies
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