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dispatch rider

a horseman or motorcyclist who carries dispatches
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  • And soon after Henri's arrival a dispatch rider set off post haste with certain papers and maps, hurriedly written and drawn.

    The Amazing Interlude Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • Mason watched with interest as the dispatch rider swung up to them with his horse all lather.

    Mason of Bar X Ranch Henry Bennett
  • Then they saw two Belgian corporals with dispatch rider brassards fastened about the left sleeve of their tunics.

    Dave Dawson at Dunkirk Robert Sydney Bowen
  • A dispatch rider had been sent by the general with the order that they were to march early the next day.

  • Arranging for a dispatch rider to take me along to Ramscapelle, away I went.

    How I Filmed the War Lieut. Geoffrey H. Malins
  • The dispatch rider already quoted tells us that spies were very busy in and behind our lines.

  • Kohlvihr turned to a dispatch rider at the door—a door made of cedar trunks.

    Red Fleece Will Levington Comfort
  • Everything ran along smoothly for awhile until I was detailed as a dispatch rider, one of the most dangerous jobs in the army.

  • On the further side of the gully the young Army dispatch rider was racing forward again.

    Uncle Sam's Boys as Sergeants H. Irving Hancock
  • He has been acting as a dispatch rider, and I can make a pretty shrewd guess about what you took from him.

    The Shades of the Wilderness Joseph A. Altsheler

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