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runners

noun
plural of runner

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1 a person who imports or exports goods secretly and illegally
  • a drug runner

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2 one that carries a message or does an errand
  • sent a runner to tell them that all was ready for the feast

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“Runners.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/runners. Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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