dispatch rider


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dispatch rider

n
(Communications & Information) a horseman or motorcyclist who carries dispatches
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dispatch rider - a messenger who carries military dispatches (usually on a motorcycle)
courier, messenger - a person who carries a message
Translations
kurýr
motorordonans
sendiboîi, hraîboîi
kuriér
motorsikletli askerî haberci

dispatch rider

n (Mil) → corriere m, portaordini m inv

dispatch

(diˈspӕtʃ) verb
1. to send off. He dispatched several letters asking for financial help.
2. to finish off or deal with quickly. She dispatched several pieces of business within the hour.
noun
1. a written official report. a dispatch from the commanding officer.
2. an act of sending away.
3. haste.
dispatch rider
a carrier of military dispatches by motor-cycle.
References in periodicals archive ?
ship from London to Lisbon and then by dispatch rider to our headquarters.
I have received a letter delivered by dispatch rider from Sheffield informing me that I have been banned.
OUR last surviving Second World War dispatch rider is still in the saddle - 70 years after the fighting ended.
Apparently it was sent out by a dispatch rider to the front line and I said to my cousin, 'How did they not know?
Sergeant John Henry Matthews, who was born in Canton, in 1891, attended Windsor Clive School in Ely before joining the forces as a motorcycle dispatch rider in his late teens.
A dispatch rider had come with the dawn, his horse blown and dripping.
Last Thursday saw the anniversary of the death of former army dispatch rider Fred Hill, also in 1984.
Given a choice of roles within the Army, Brenda chose to become a dispatch rider.
The night before he went over the top, his youngest brother Jack, a dispatch rider, offered to shoot him in the leg.
Serving with them, was dispatch rider Brian O'Regan, who later told his son that he "picked up a white-taped aluminum can containing cine reel number one by Sgt.