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spear carrier

1. An actor with a minor part in a production. I know you're disappointed to just be a spear carrier in the play, but if you do well in this role, maybe you'll get a bigger one next year.
2. By extension, a subordinate, especially one who has an unimportant role in some group or thing. Adam's just a spear carrier, we can make this decision without him. Have one of those spear carriers get me a cup of coffee!
See also: carrier, spear

carrier

n. a narcotics seller or transporter. (see also courier.) The carrier has the most dangerous job of all.
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Peri says his company's applications streamlined the payment processes between the carrier and travel agents, eliminating revenue-sapping middlemen.
A carrier negligently issued and signed a reinsurance contract with a captive owned by a major manufacturer where the language was unintentionally vague on allocated loss adjustment expenses.
MacArthur sent the Marines ashore at Inchon, TF 77 and the escort carriers of Carrier Division 15 were on hand to maintain air supremacy over the assault area, to attack enemy reinforcement efforts, and to give air support to the landing force by direct attacks and spotting for naval gunfire.
It's part of the cycle of life, and we're all just waiting to die,'' said Carrier, 60.
The carrier should have access to nationwide networks through its infrastructure and the connecting points it offers.
The difference between gallons consumed and gallons on which the carrier paid tax in each jurisdiction.
The PowerTrack [TM] carrier forwards a copy of the 1348-1 and shipping instruction to it is in-country point of contact.
After the home carrier has disconnected the service, the user may continue to place calls by using roaming service, thus committing roaming fraud.
The carrier then communicates with the physician to evaluate the claim and is in continuous communication wit the employee throughout the claims process.
Each carrier would very much like to serve as its customer's one-stop shop for Pan-European service," one user points out.
We're not going to take it any more," yells fourteen-year-old carrier Gavin Busath from the steps of the Rhode Island Superior Court Building, where the carrier association gathered for a November press conference.
carrier airwings hardly altered the war's outcome-but di >;d produce scores of POWs.
Small truckload carrier driver turnover exceeded 100 percent during the last four consecutive quarters for the first time since ATA began collecting driver turnover statistics in 1995.
During the 1980s, multiple terminals, each dedicated to a different carrier, were set up in agency offices.