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forwarder

[fawr-wer-der]
noun
  1. a person who forwards.
  2. freight forwarder.
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Origin of forwarder

First recorded in 1540–50; forward + -er1
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Examples from the Web for forwarder

Historical Examples

  • The form and shape of the book depend wholly, indeed, on the forwarder.

    A Book for All Readers

    Ainsworth Rand Spofford

  • If we were all to do our duty rigidly to the letter, we should get no forwarder.

    On the Heels of De Wet

    The Intelligence Officer

  • The forwarder, who performs all the other operations leading up to the finishing.

  • Nor will this sketch of settlements bring us forwarder than I would have it.

    Clarissa, Volume 4 (of 9)

    Samuel Richardson

  • But as it ever should have been the forwarder, so was it ever, from day to day, slower and worse.

    Early Britain

    Grant Allen


British Dictionary definitions for forwarder

forwarder

noun
  1. a person or thing that forwards
  2. a person engaged in the bookbinding process of forwarding
  3. See forwarding agent
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