What does the word runner mean?

Usage examples for runner

  1. That is what Beardsley did when he turned his privateer into a blockade- runner." – Marcy The Blockade Runner by Harry Castlemon
  2. For another thing, it is a long race that you are running before you reach the point from which your fellow runner starts; so you have got to save your wind. – The Young Man and the World by Albert J. Beveridge
  3. He disappeared lying flat on his stomach, his hands grasping each a projecting runner, his legs spread wide apart. – The Adventures of Bobby Orde by Stewart Edward White