blockade-runner

[ blo-keyd-ruhn-er ]
/ blɒˈkeɪdˌrʌn ər /

noun

a ship or person that passes through a blockade.

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Origin of blockade-runner

First recorded in 1860–65

OTHER WORDS FROM blockade-runner

block·ade-run·ning, noun
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