What does the word messenger mean?

Usage examples for messenger

  1. Thank you, my lad- that's right," he added, as his last night's messenger brought the pony to the gate. – The Star-Gazers by George Manville Fenn
  2. " The messenger is waiting," the servant said. – The Judgment House by Gilbert Parker
  3. This the messenger might not have, and returned the way he came. – French Mediaeval Romances from the Lays of Marie de France by Marie de France