courier

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  • noun

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Synonyms for courier

a person who carries messages or is sent on errands

Synonyms for courier

References in classic literature ?
Costello, "who has an intimacy with her mamma's courier.
They treat the courier like a familiar friend--like a gentleman.
Well," he said, "I am not a courier, and yet she was very charming to me.
Eugenio's a splendid courier, but he can't make much impression on Randolph
Yes, monsieur, yes; but a courier has just arrived.
The letter which the courier brings to the governor of a fortress is sometimes an order.
The young Harrogate was left behind for a moment emptying a glass of white wine and lighting a cigarette, as the beauty retired with the banker, the courier and the poet, distributing peals of silvery satire.
The courier and the young banker carried loaded revolvers, and Muscari
He had planted his person at a flying leap next to the lovely Englishwoman; on the other side of her sat the priest, whose name was Brown and who was fortunately a silent individual; the courier and the father and son were on the banc behind.
He beheld the courier still standing slightly astride in the centre of the grassy ring, his hands in his pockets; and his lean, ironical Italian face seemed to grow longer and longer in the evening light.
The courier asks if there's an answer," the footman announced.
muttered Tip, otherwise Edward Dorrit, Esquire, turning over the leaves of the book, when the courier had left them to breakfast.
Here are our two women, and Pa's valet, and a footman, and a courier, and all sorts of dependents, and yet in the midst of these, we are to have one of ourselves rushing about with tumblers of cold water, like a menial
Shortly afterwards, the courier announced that the valet, and the footman, and the two maids, and the four guides, and the fourteen mules, were in readiness; so the breakfast party went out to the convent door to join the cavalcade.
Wherever they went, their importance preceded them in the person of the courier riding before, to see that the rooms of state were ready.