|n.||1.||A messenger sent with haste to convey letters or dispatches, usually on public business.|
|2.||An attendant on travelers, whose business it is to make arrangements for their convenience at hotels and on the way.|
|Noun||1.||courier - a person who carries a message|
COURIER. One who is sent on some public occasion as an express, to bear
despatches, letters, and other papers.
2. Couriers sent by an ambassador or other public minister, are protected from arrest or molestation. Vattel, liv. 4, c. 9, Sec. 123.