messenger boy


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messenger boy

n
a boy who runs errands in order to earn money
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.messenger boy - a boy who earns money by running errandsmessenger boy - a boy who earns money by running errands
courier, messenger - a person who carries a message
pageboy, page - a boy who is employed to run errands
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messenger boy

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messenger boy

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References in classic literature ?
Then he rang for a messenger boy and handed it to him for delivery.
Vasya, the messenger boy in Afanasy Ivanitch's shop, is better dressed
Messenger boys ran in and out with messages and telegrams.
I will take him to an office of the District Messenger Boys.
I have reached the office of the District Messenger Boys.
It was so new, so unexpected, that from Lord Kelvin down to the messenger boys in the telegraph offices, it was an incomprehensible surprise.
Peter, now living near Stone in Staffordshire, even played a part by volunteering as a messenger boy and later returned to sing in one of the choral competitions.
Instead, he seems to act as a messenger boy, carrying bad news from Kirklees to the folks in the villages he is supposed to represent.
TED OWENS was a 15-year-old messenger boy when he witnessed a German plane flying from the east just before it dropped four bombs, creating one of the biggest blazes in the UK since the Great Fire of London.
William George Frederick Sandell was 12 when the Great War began and four years later was posted as a messenger boy to HMS Moldavia - a former passenger liner transporting American troops.
Initially, he had joined as a messenger boy, working his way up via the role of cleaner and tube sweeper to become a driver alongside 'Tarry' Joe Whitley, Benny Whitley, 'Crack-k er' Jack Thompson, Jack Raine and foreman 'Punch' Barker.
TEHRAN (FNA)- We now have confirmation from the Israeli daily Hretz of what we should have suspected: that the idea for the so-called Egyptian "ceasefire proposal" was actually hatched in Washington, the messenger boy was arch-war criminal Tony Blair, and the terms were drafted by Israel.