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Definition of Messenger


  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.
  3. 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. A person appointed to perform certain ministerial duties under bankrupt and insolvent laws, such as to take charge og the estate of the bankrupt or insolvent.
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Messenger Translations

messenger in Danish is bud
messenger in Dutch is afgezant, bode, gezant
messenger in German is Bote
messenger in Italian is fattorino
messenger in Latin is nuntium-i, cursor, nuntius
messenger in Norwegian is budbringer
messenger in Portuguese is mensageiro
messenger in Spanish is andador, mensajero