When the emissary phoned him to say the fee had been refused, he said he had meetings and could not talk.
In one corner is Boehner, the knowing elder statesman and emissary to the White House for his newly empowered Republican caucus.
The barrage ceased, the emissary was blindfolded and the terms of the British surrender were negotiated.
emissary em·is·sar·y (ěm'ĭ-sěr'ē)
Any of various venous channels through the skull that connect the venous sinuses of the dura mater with veins external to the skull.