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Definition of errand:

  1. A special business intrusted to a messenger; something to be told or done by one sent somewhere for the purpose; often, a verbal message; a commission; as, the servant was sent on an errand; to do an errand. Also, one's purpose in going anywhere.


baby, duty, cover, consultancy, job, commission, dead-end job, child labor, desk job, commission, mission, work, task, calling, busywork, chore, day job.

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