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Forerunner

Fore`run´ner
n.1.A messenger sent before to give notice of the approach of others; a harbinger; a sign foreshowing something; a prognostic; as, the forerunner of a fever.
Whither the forerunner in for us entered, even Jesus.
- Heb. vi. 20.
2.A predecessor; an ancestor.
3.(Naut.) A piece of rag terminating the log line.
Noun1.forerunner - anything that precedes something similar in time; "phrenology was an antecedent of modern neuroscience"
Synonyms: antecedent
2.forerunner - a person who goes before or announces the coming of another
Synonyms: precursor
3.forerunner - an indication of the approach of something or someone
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