Origin of errand
Examples from the Web for errands
Three dogs trotted around the house throughout the day, hopping in the car with Mr. and Mrs. Russell on occasion to do errands.‘She Knew Nothing’: Meet the Bomber’s Widow, Raising the Bomber’s Daughter|Lizzie Crocker|April 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He would send Chuck Traynor out on errands to get him away from the set.
Is life just a string of errands, dinner dates, emails, meetings, and to-do lists, she wonders?
And please, would you mind taking care of our errands and bills?
Bill was kept to do errands and general work around the store.Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States|Work Projects Administration
Are there any people here, who run on errands, and so forth?The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, v. 2(of 2)|Charles Dickens
"The errands kept me in town for about half an hour after I was at the bank," continued the youth who had been attacked.The Rover Boys on a Tour|Arthur M. Winfield
The voice of the lad whom Geoffrey employed to go on errands for him answered her.Man and Wife|Wilkie Collins
With Traun, we say: poor Prince Karl is off, weeks ago; on the saddest of errands.History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XV. (of XXI.)|Thomas Carlyle
British Dictionary definitions for errands
Word Origin for errand
Idioms and Phrases with errands
see fool's errand; run an errand.