The action or movement of a runner
Move at a speed faster than a walk, never having both or all the feet on the ground at the same time
it was his running between the wickets that really caught the eye
(Of a driver or vehicle) that uses rat-runs.
The action of smuggling or trafficking illegal or prohibited liquor (frequently attributive).
A fit which allows one part to rotate freely inside another.
The action of running (something) off; an instance of this.
A country dance originating in the Appalachian Mountains, in which the dancers perform a number of figures in quick succession, often with a rapid gliding walk.
A servile follower, especially of a political system
A determination of one’s position made by taking bearings at different times and allowing for the distance covered in the interval
The action or practice of smuggling illegal drugs.
British the sport or activity of running over fells or hilly terrain, especially in north-west England.
Used postpositively. Of periods of time, a series of events, etc.: in succession.
The action of navigating a river, (now) especially the leisure activity of navigating a fast-flowing river in a small craft (as a raft or canoe).
The action or practice of running on the road, especially for sport or exercise.
That runs on a road or roads.
= running iron.
A variety of bituminous coal; = ring coal.
Consecutive days, typically used in determining the amount of time spent in port.
A game that involves running.
An hourglass, a sandglass.
Of, relating to, or characterized by the use of cursive script; (of writings) written in cursive script.
A straight or slightly curved branding iron used for the free-hand branding of an animal, often used to alter existing brands (illegally).
= moving average.
Any of several creeping mosses; especially the clubmoss Lycopodium clavatum.
A pattern moving on fixed guides, used to shape cornices and other mouldings.
The condition of being fit or able to run. Also with modifying adjective, as fine, strong, etc.: the present degree of ability to run shown by a person, horse, etc.
A play in which an offensive player attempts to advance the ball by running with it after a handoff or a lateral.
Railways one of the two outside rails of a track with which the wheels of a train make contact.
Each of a pair of shoes worn or designed to be worn while running; (now) specifically = trainer.
A suppurating, oozing, or non-healing sore (now rare).
An advantage gained at the beginning of something; a head start; (more generally) a good beginning.
The body of text in a newspaper, book, etc., as distinguished from headlines, illustrations, tables, etc.
Creeping thyme, Thymus serpyllum, a low-growing, strongly aromatic plant native to Europe and North Africa.
Chiefly US = running season. Now rare.
A U-bend fitted in a horizontal pipe, often in order to allow gases to escape from a piping system through an attached vent.
A vest worn for running.
Water taken from a flowing stream or river.
That runs smoothly; (now) especially that operates or functions properly or efficiently.
A version of parkour that typically places greater emphasis on acrobatic techniques and self-expression
Ahead in a race or other competition
Continuing for a long time
Be eager to do what someone wants
An offensive player who specializes in carrying the ball
A device attached to a rock face through which a climbing rope runs freely, acting as a pulley if the climber falls
A footboard extending along the side of a vehicle, typically found on early models of car
Successive gunshots from a line of troops
The moving parts of a machine, especially the wheels, steering, and suspension of a vehicle
A heading printed at the top of each page of a book or chapter
A knot that slips along the rope and changes the size of a noose