Origin of forwarder

First recorded in 1540–50; forward + -er1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for forwarder

Historical Examples of forwarder

  • 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



a person or thing that forwards
a person engaged in the bookbinding process of forwarding
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