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  • n. Alternative form of estafette.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A courier who conveys messages to another courier; a military courier sent from one part of an army to another.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A military courier; an express of any kind.


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  • The friendly word was circulated by a kind of estafet from farm to farm, was carried by neighbor or passing traveller, or was discussed and planned and agreed upon in the noon-house, or at the tavern chimney-side on

    Customs and Fashions in Old New England


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