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carrier

noun

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1 as in mover, hauler

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2 as in courier, messenger

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The first known use of carrier was in the 14th century

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“Carrier.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/carrier. Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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