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The question was asked in a mild way as if he intended to help the carrier's memory.

I desired the carrier to pay you, but as I mentioned only 15s.

The carrier with whom I bargained did not take me; I fell out with him.

One of them slipped up behind the carrier, and knocked him from his horse.

Those who did do it had fled, and, as the carrier had recognized him as in the party, he had been arrested.

But you might as well have tried to wander a carrier pigeon.

Carrier revealed his teeth in a smile of ineffable wickedness.

Of all that tirade, but one sentence had remained as if corroded into the mind of Carrier.

When Carrier learnt of it the things he said were less than ever fit for publication.

Carrier's pallor was of a grey-green from the rage that possessed him.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., agent noun from carry (v.). Meaning "person or animal that carries and disseminates infection without suffering obvious disease" is from 1899; genetic sense is 1933. As a short form of aircraft carrier it dates from 1917. Carrier pigeon is from 1640s.

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