Definition of Dispatches
1. Noun. (plural of dispatch) ¹
2. Verb. (third-person singular of dispatch) ¹
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Definition of Dispatches
1. dispatch [v] - See also: dispatch
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Literary usage of Dispatches
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The American Annual Cyclopedia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1869)
"for dispatches sent by railroad telegraphs from one railroad station to another ... In the kingdon of Wurtemburg, dispatches sent to any point of the state, ..."
2. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1869)
"for dispatches sent by railroad telegraphs from one railroad station to another ... In tho kingdon of Wurtemburg, dispatches sent to any point of tho state, ..."
3. The History of the Civil War in America: Comprising a Full and Impartial by John Stevens Cabot Abbott (1866)
"The last of May, General Pemberton sent a courier to creep through our lines with dispatches to Joe Johnston, calling urgently for assistance. ..."
4. Military History of Ulysses S. Grant: From April, 1861, to April, 1865 by Adam Badeau (1885)
"... the change—dispatches from Banks—New plan not divulged to Halleck—Efforts to bring up troops and supplies—Demonstrations towards Vicksburg—Instructions ..."
5. Kit Carson's Life and Adventures: From Facts Narrated by Himself : Embracing by De Witt Clinton Peters (1873)
"... Command—The Mexicans surrender —The Winter Quarters—Kit Carson is ordered to carry dispatches overland to Washington—Lieutenant Beale accompanies him—A ..."
6. A History of the People of the United States: From the Revolution to the by John Bach McMaster (1891)
"The debate was still at its height when a call was made for copies of the dispatches the envoys had sent. On the third of April the President sent them in, ..."
7. The Life of Thomas Jefferson by Henry Stephens Randall (1871)
"... Views—His Later dispatches—Receives the President's Letter and Formal Instructions—The Discrepancy in the latter explained—The Federalists unconsciously ..."
8. History of the United States of America Under the Constitution by James Schouler (1908)
"The bronze doors of strife were forced open, and measure after measure tending to war went rapidly through both branches.8 Meantime the dispatches, ..."