Origin of blockade-runner
OTHER WORDS FROM blockade-runnerblock·ade-run·ning, noun
Words nearby blockade-runner
How to use blockade-runner in a sentence
Russian President Vladimir Putin pounced quickly Sunday, denouncing the economic blockade of the Donbas.
A blockade would have rapidly cut off Pakistan from oil supplies.
“I put on a dress and walked down, and ended up getting first runner-up,” she recalls.The Making of Kiesza: From Navy Sharpshooter to Beauty Queen to Pop Diva|Marlow Stern|October 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Runner-Up: Pauline Etienne, Eden I could not take my eyes off this immensely talented Belgian actress.Oscar Season Kicks Off in Toronto: Channing Tatum, Kristen Stewart, and More Court Awards Glory|Marlow Stern|September 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In April, Wehby was the front-runner; now, she is trailing badly and Oregon is safely in the D column.
To talk German was beyond the sweep of my dizziest ambition, but an Italian runner or porter instantly presented himself.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
And since he was a very fast runner—for short distances—he met Grandfather Mole just as the old chap was crawling up the bank.The Tale of Grandfather Mole|Arthur Scott Bailey
President Lincoln had declared a blockade of the Southern ports as soon as the war had started.Hallowed Heritage: The Life of Virginia|Dorothy M. Torpey
The tumbled masses of slate-stratum fallen over one another was a proof that the blockade had been recently made.Black Diamonds|Mr Jkai
The sea trade of the country had been destroyed by the vigorous blockade which the Dutch ships of war maintained along the coast.Belgium|George W. T. (George William Thomson) Omond