courier

[ kur-ee-er, koo r- ]SEE DEFINITION OF courier
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The Courier, with agitation in his voice, announced 'Miss Mairdale!'

The Courier in the rumble was not altogether comfortable in his mind.

It was therefore necessary to dispatch a courier to Mexico, and to wait his return.

This will be confirmed by your official attendant, who will be an Envoy's Courier.

Maids, courier, and heavier luggage had been sent on earlier by the branch-line.

It remains to be known if this courier can arrive in time on the 26th.

The Kaid el habs was bringing a courier, who carried an order for Israel's release.

Then bidding the servant see to the courier's refreshment, he dismissed them both.

I am a courier riding to Parma, whom Madonna charged with that message to you in passing.

A courier has arrived from Naples, from Friar Robert, with instant messages.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-14c., from Anglo-French courrier, from Old French coreor, ultimately an agent noun from Latin currere "to run" (see current (adj.)).

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