Part of speech: noun

One sent with a message; a forerunner; herald.

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Usage examples "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", George Manville Fenn.
  2. " The messenger is waiting," the servant said. - "The Judgment House", 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", Marie de France.