from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A military courier; an express of any kind.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun A courier who conveys messages to another courier; a military courier sent from one part of an army to another.
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- noun Alternative form of
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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