outrunner

[out-ruhn-er]
noun
1.
a person or thing that runs ahead or outside.
2.
an attendant who runs before or beside a carriage.
3.
the leader of a team of dogs.
4.
a forerunner.

Origin:
1590–1600; out- + runner

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outrunner (ˈaʊtˌrʌnə)
 
n
1.  an attendant who runs in front of a carriage, etc
2.  the leading dog in a sled team

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