from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A person, such as a herald, sent in advance.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun An old form of
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun obsolete See
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- noun Obsolete form of
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
Too quickly has vanished the brief season when the sky is clement, when a little food suffices, and the chances of earning that little are more numerous than at other times; this wind that gives utterance to its familiar warning is the vaunt-courier of cold and hunger and solicitude that knows not sleep.