- anything that precedes something similar in time
- a person who goes before or announces the coming of another
- an indication of the approach of something or someone
• (n.) A predecessor; an ancestor. • (n.) A piece of rag terminating the log line. • (n.) A messenger sent before to give notice of the approach of others; a harbinger; a sign foreshowing something; a prognostic; as, the forerunner of a fever.Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/forerunner/
(from the article `Gilman, Charlotte Anna Perkins`) From 1909 to 1916 Gilman edited and published the monthly Forerunner, a magazine of feminist articles, views, and fiction. She also contributed to ...Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/f/46
The Forerunner was a monthly magazine produced by Charlotte Perkins Gilman (best known as the writer of The Yellow Wallpaper), from 1909 through 1916. During that time, she wrote all of every issue — editorials, critical articles, book reviews, essays, poems, stories, and six serialized novels. Among the most interesting pieces...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forerunner_(magazine)
In philately, a forerunner is a postage stamp used before a region or territory issued stamps of its own. The term also includes stamps of the political predecessors of a country. For instance stamps of the state of Western Australia are forerunners of Australia today and stamps of the British Mandate for Palestine are forerunners o...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forerunner_(stamp)
Fore·run'ner noun 1.
A messenger sent before to give notice of the approach of others; a harbinger; a sign foreshowing something; a prognostic; as, the forerunner
of a fever. « Whither the forerunner
in for us entered, even Jesus.» Hebrew vi. 20.
« My ...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/F/61
something that precedes something or someoneFound on https://www.vocabulary.com/lists/190625
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