Origin of vaunt-courieraphetic from French avant-courrier
Origin of vaunt-courierShort for obsolete French avaunt-courier Old French avaunt in front ; see vanguard . Old French courrier messenger ; see courier .
- Obsolete form of van-courier.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.