Definition of Blockade-runner
1. Noun. A ship that runs through or around a naval blockade.
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Literary usage of Blockade-runner
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Manual of Public International Law by Thomas Alfred Walker (1895)
"... non-contraband merchandise on board a neutral vessel, blockade- runner which is sailing on a bond fide voyage from one neutral port must be to another, ..."
2. Recollections of a Rebel Reefer by James Morris Morgan (1917)
"... Bermuda — Take passage in the blockade-runner Lillian — Chased by USS Shenandoah and have narrow escape running through blockading fleet off Wilmington. ..."