- coureur de bois,
- coureurs de bois,
Origin of courier
Examples from the Web for courier
“Masters had connections with survivalists,” Grants Pass Daily Courier (PDF) reporter Edith Decker wrote in 2010.
For this, the courier can expect one to three years of prison time for the felony of “promoting prison contraband.”This Anti-Heroin Drug Is Now King of the Jailhouse Drug Trade|Daniel Genis|July 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Looch is the editor-publisher of an internationally respected lefty newspaper called the Russian Courier.This 1979 Novel Predicted Putin’s Invasion Of Crimea|Michael Weiss|May 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
On Sunday, April 21, a full-page ad in The Post and Courier ran under the headline, “A Personal Message from Mark Sanford.”Mark Sanford’s Formidable Opponent: Stephen Colbert’s Sister|Jack Bass|April 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The courier then leads the CIA agents to a compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, where Maya believes bin Laden is shacked up.
There the courier whirled the stern of the canoe into his grasp, and, unhurt, Dunvegan raised himself over it.The Law of the North (Originally published as Empery)|Samuel Alexander White
A courier had been sent to recall Pappenheim, as the army without his force counted only 18,000 men.Sweden|Victor Nilsson
I was just sending a courier to his command with a dispatch.Robert Toombs|Pleasant A. Stovall
On the morning, when the courier brought the truth to Memel, Marianne was writing a letter to her friend Brentano.Two Royal Foes|Eva Madden
From the North, by wire and courier, I received early intelligence of passing events.Destruction and Reconstruction:|Richard Taylor
Word Origin for courier
mid-14c., from Anglo-French courrier, from Old French coreor, ultimately an agent noun from Latin currere "to run" (see current (adj.)).