Definition of messenger:
- A hawser passed round the capstan, and having its two ends lashed together to form an endless rope or chain; - formerly used for heaving in the cable.
- A person appointed to perform certain ministerial duties under bankrupt and insolvent laws, such as to take charge og the estate of the bankrupt or insolvent.
- One who bears a message; the bearer of a verbal or written communication, notice, or invitation, from one person to another, or to a public body; specifically, an office servant who bears messages.
- One who, or that which, foreshows, or foretells.
- carrier (part of speech: noun)
- messenger (part of speech: noun)
- omen (part of speech: noun)
- consignee (part of speech: noun)
- "Under a Charm, Vol. III. (of III) A Novel", E. Werner.
- "Cecilia de NoŽl", Lanoe Falconer.
And then, Mr. Thorold, as the orders are not spoken, nor brought to me by a messenger, only made known to me by a sign of some sort- If I did not keep a good watch, I should be sure to miss the sign sometimes, don't you see?- "Daisy", Elizabeth Wetherell.