Antonyms for runners

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It was they that had seen the runners of Cofachique come in with the message from Far-Looking.

Then with the hands it is molded over the bottom of the runners.

Different from the Mackenzie toboggans were the Klondike sleds with runners under them.

“Yes, it was a brush with—the runners,” Fyles said seriously.

What an insult should we offer to Olympian runners if we were to put the first last and the last first!

They had to put on their deer-skin moccasins, and change the runners of the sledge.

He was trying to put on a brisker air to match these two runners with hope for their torch.

The voice of one of the runners began to shout, "You'll swing for this—you———"

The runners kept silence; we heard the click of a pistol lock.

He can throw to bases, too; it's rank suicide for runners to try to steal on him.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, "messenger on foot," agent noun from run (v.). Meaning "one who runs" is early 14c. Meaning "smuggler" first recorded 1721; sense of "police officer" is from 1771. Meaning "rooting stem of a plant" is from 1660s; that of "embroidered cloth for a table" is from 1888.

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