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Noun
A person who runs competitively as a sport or hobby
“Imagine a marathon runner crossing the finish line and then being told he has to run an additional 10 miles uphill.”
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Any entrant for a race, competition or position
“The mare is the stables' runner for the 5.15 race at Epsom.”
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A shoot, typically leafless, which grows from the base of a plant
“The sucker is an underground runner or branch which grows upwards, and develops roots and aerial shoots.”
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A messenger, collector, or agent for a bank, bookmaker, or similar
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“The owners would send money or messages by means of a runner provided by their agent.”
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A dealer in contraband
“He quit working as a runner at auctions when he realized he could make more money sitting in the audience.”
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Any plant that grows along the ground, around another plant, or up a wall by means of extending stems or branches
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A piece of coarse material placed on a floor for people to wipe their feet on
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Baseball player on base
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A police officer or member of law enforcement
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A person or a company that vends or sells
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A person who does menial work, a servant
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A moth of the family Arctiidae (or subfamily Arctiinae)
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An assistant to a bartender
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A player who performs speedruns
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Mover or dancer
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An athletic shoe with a soft, rubber sole
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A person or thing that flies or moves very fast
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A person or thing viewed as a sign that something is about to happen
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