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vaunt–courier

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noun vaunt–cou·ri·er \vȯnt-ˈku̇r-ē-ər, vänt-, -ˈkər-ē-, -ˈkə-rē-\

Definition of vaunt–courier

archaic

  1. :  forerunner



Origin of vaunt–courier

Middle French avant-courrier, literally, advance courier


First Known Use: 1560

Rhymes with vaunt–courier


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