Definition for AN-TE-CURS'OR

AN-TE-CURS'OR, n. [L. ante, before, and cursor, a runner, from curro, to run. See Course.]

One who runs before; a forerunner. In the Roman armies; the antecursors were a body of horse detached to obtain intelligence, get provisions, &c., for the main body. – Encyc.

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