blockade-runner

noun
block·​ade-run·​ner | \ blä-ˈkād-ˌrə-nər How to pronounce blockade-runner (audio) \

Definition of blockade-runner

: a ship or person that runs through a blockade

Other Words from blockade-runner

blockade-running \ blä-​ˈkād-​ˌrə-​niŋ How to pronounce blockade-runner (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of blockade-runner

1861, in the meaning defined above

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“Blockade-runner.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blockade-runner. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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