What does the word courier mean?

Usage examples for courier

  1. " It is a search," said the courier, gruffly, and with the air of one who desired no further questioning. – The Confessions of Harry Lorrequer, Complete by Charles James Lever (1806-1872)
  2. That's the new Courier building. – John March, Southerner by George W. Cable
  3. Particularly good news had arrived from her land with the early courier. – The Light of Scarthey by Egerton Castle