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One that penetrates or evades a blockade.

block·ade′-run′ning n.


a ship or person that passes through a blockade.
block•ade′-run`ning, n.
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Noun1.blockade-runner - a ship that runs through or around a naval blockadeblockade-runner - a ship that runs through or around a naval blockade
ship - a vessel that carries passengers or freight
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The requirement does not necessitate interception of every blockade-runner, but sufficient military resources must be committed to render ingress or egress of the blockaded area "dangerous" to vessels attempting breach.
He was also Naalin's middleman, fixer, buyer, broker, distributor, marketing manager, blockade-runner, part-time taxi driver and full-time friend.