Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of runner.
  • n. running shoes, sneakers

Etymologies

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Examples

  • They have what they call a runners bench outside the tin house where the Lootenant sleeps.

    "Same old Bill, eh Mable!"

  • In fact certain runners/tennis shoes also follow this style and shape.

    A Brief History of the Shoe « Colleen Anderson

  • My recent experiences with the dog runners is that they will run their dogs thru other peoples property to run a deer their way.

    Deer Hunting with Dogs

  • November 17th, 2009 10: 10 am ET how is this photo sexist was it sexist in runners world when she took the photo, hey she should be happy, maybe next call she gets will be from the Heff .... she certainly wont get any more G.O.P. calls

    Palin slams 'sexist' Newsweek cover

  • You remember our Kilohana way, same as the Parker way, a bullock killed for every meal, fresh fish by runners from the ponds of Waipio and Kiholo, the best and rarest at all times of everything ...

    ON THE MAKALOA MAT

  • For example, the cost to society for red light runners is surely higher than the $100 or so fines that are charged.

    Your City Needs You to Blow Through Red Lights - Freakonomics Blog - NYTimes.com

  • His ability to throw out runners is below average.

    Scout's take: Colorado Rockies lineup analysis

  • Also, the selections of Williams and Brown marks the third time two runners from the same school have been taken in first round.

    USATODAY.com - Latest updates from NFL Draft

  • Wilson struck out to end the frame and stranded eight runners from the fifth through the eighth innings.

    USATODAY.com

  • The U.S. Customs Service, which used to withhold intelligence information from Mexican Customs to avoid having it end up in the hands of smugglers and drug runners, is now openly sharing that information, with the result that the two countries are now cooperating in making excellent seizures of drugs and other contraband on both sides of the border.

    Corruption in Mexico - Bribetaking on TV

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  • Reminds me of creepers, like in Lord of the Flies.

    December 30, 2017

  • Runners as in vines, like grapevines.

    December 30, 2017