(In the UK) a courier in the diplomatic service, employed by the government to carry important official papers within Britain and abroad.
- Princess Zichy flaunted her wiles on the Nice express, scheming to lift Victoria's costly present to the Czarina from a frisky Queen's Messenger.
- The Corps of Queen's Messengers are couriers employed by the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
- Despite the potential sensitivity of the documents they carry, Queen's Messengers regularly travel on normal commercial flights.
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