Origin of first run
Related formsfirst-run, adjective
Examples from the Web for first run
Sort of a sandwich that's filled with first-run fare rather than repeats.
This extravagant borrowing funds a steakhouse, outdoor hot tubs, a first-run movie theater, and a roaming ice-cream truck.
Only first-run movies were shown there, and people dressed up to attend them.
And, say, I've got a thousand feet of film that's simply going to knock 'em cold at the first-run houses.Torchy, Private Sec.|Sewell Ford