- a horseman or motorcyclist who carries dispatches
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Examples from the Web for dispatch rider
In a few minutes I could see he was one of our men—evidently a dispatch-rider.How I Filmed the War
Lieut. Geoffrey H. Malins
There was a dispatch-rider shot a little distance up the road.The Wonder of War on Land
It turned out to be a dispatch-rider, mounted on a motor-bicycle, who with a hoot of his horn roared westward through the village.Michael
E. F. Benson
Swiftly and silently along the moonlit road sped the dispatch-rider.
Tom Slade, dispatch-rider, knew well enough what kamerad meant.