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Messenger

Mes´sen`ger
n.1.One who bears a message; the bearer of a verbal or written communication, notice, or invitation, from one person to another, or to a public body; specifically, an office servant who bears messages.
2.One who, or that which, foreshows, or foretells.
Yon gray lines
That fret the clouds are messengers of day.
- Shak.
3.(Naut.) A hawser passed round the capstan, and having its two ends lashed together to form an endless rope or chain; - formerly used for heaving in the cable.
4.(Law) A person appointed to perform certain ministerial duties under bankrupt and insolvent laws, such as to take charge of the estate of the bankrupt or insolvent.
Messenger bird
the secretary bird, from its swiftness.
Noun1.Messengermessenger - a person who carries a message
Synonyms: courier

MESSENGER. A person appointed to perform certain duties, generally of a ministerial character.
     2. In England, a messenger appointed under the bankrupt laws, is an officer who is authorized to execute the lawful commands of commissioners of bankrupts.

Hermes, Mercury, Pheidippides, ancestor, announcer, antecedent, avant-garde, bellwether, buccinator, buccinator novi temporis, bushwhacker, commissar, commissary, commissionaire, commissioner, emissary, envoy, explorer, forebear, foregoer, forerunner, foreshadower, front runner, frontiersman, fugleman, go-between, gofer, groundbreaker, guide, harbinger, herald, innovator, intermediary, lead runner, leader, legate, minister, nuncio, page, pathfinder, pioneer, point, precedent, precursor, predecessor, premonitor, presager, scout, secretary, stormy petrel, trailblazer, trailbreaker, vanguard, vaunt-courier, voortrekker
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Message
Message Digest 5
message digest function
Message Handling System
message pad
message passing
Message Passing Interface
Message shell
Message stick
message switching
Message Transfer Agent
Messager
messaging
Messaging Application Programming Interface
Messaging Applications Programming Interface
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Messenger bird
messenger boy
messenger RNA
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Messiahship
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Messieurs
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Messina
Messinese
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