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courier
 n.  person who carries a message
Example Sentence:
1  The cheques were delivered to the bank by a private courier firm.
2  He has admitted to acting as a drug courier.
3  The tour manager's role is a cross between hostess and courier.
4  A courier boy squeezed his way in the middle bulk of outgoing passengers.
Classic Sentence: (28 in 2 pages)
1  And have a coach sent round at once, the very best courier coach; and tell them the master doesn't pay fare.
The Inspector-General By Nicolay Gogol
Get Context   In ACT IV
2  I had already summoned a courier to send it off by express; but I was overcome by a greater curiosity than I have ever felt in my life.
The Inspector-General By Nicolay Gogol
Get Context   In ACT V
3  The colonel told them that the declaration of war had already appeared in Petersburg and that a copy, which he had himself seen, had that day been forwarded by courier to the commander-in-chief.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIX
4  And so it was decided to send the letters and money by the Grand Duke's courier to Boris and Boris was to forward them to Nicholas.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI
5  The postmaster came in and began obsequiously to beg his excellency to wait only two hours, when, come what might, he would let his excellency have the courier horses.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER I
6  Two letters brought by a courier were handed to Speranski and he took them to his study.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER XVIII
7  In the morning, when he went to call at Rostopchin's he met there a courier fresh from the army, an acquaintance of his own, who often danced at Moscow balls.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER XIX
8  Two orderlies, a courier and a major-domo, stood near by, some ten paces from Prince Andrew, availing themselves of Kutuzov's absence and of the fine weather.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XV
9  As soon as Leppich is ready, get together a crew of reliable and intelligent men for his car and send a courier to General Kutuzov to let him know.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XVIII
10  As Pierre was entering the reception room a courier from the army came out of Rostopchin's private room.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER X
11  In answer to questions with which he was greeted, the courier made a despairing gesture with his hand and passed through the room.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER X
12  After supper he lay down on a sofa without undressing, and was awakened soon after midnight by a courier bringing him a letter from Kutuzov.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XXIV
13  With her traveled Mademoiselle Bourienne, little Nicholas and his tutor, her old nurse, three maids, Tikhon, and a young footman and courier her aunt had sent to accompany her.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 12: CHAPTER XIV
14  "I have found out everything, your excellency: the Rostovs are staying at the merchant Bronnikov's house, in the Square not far from here, right above the Volga," said the courier.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 12: CHAPTER XIV
15  Yes; I received the news this evening by a courier.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 70. The Ball.