Thesaurus / errand
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It was more like what the big creatures in the world around him were in the habit of describing as an April errand.

At that he started up, all streaky with soap and blood as he was, and must rush away on some errand.

Vain were the recurring entreaties not to depart on his errand.

Mr. Wetherell then explained our errand, and gave him his owner's letter.

Got to go on an errand for dad, and its too far to walk away around by the bridge.

“You will forgive me, I am sure, when you know my errand,” she replied.

Guy FawkesWilliam Harrison Ainsworth

I shall see Green as I go by, and that is half of my errand.

The Belton EstateAnthony Trollope

So the crows flitted out of the door again, their errand done; and behind them was a deeper stillness than they had found.

V. V.'s EyesHenry Sydnor Harrison

Forgive me that I should send thee on such an errand, or bid thee seek companionship with such—with Boston hunters of the slave!

"There is an errand that I desired him to do," she replied, meekly enough.

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