That which spreads news very quickly; a newspaper.
- Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874. (noun) (n.) (noun)
- The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919. (participle) (p. pr.) (present participle)
That which disseminates news quickly, as a newspaper.
- Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914. (noun) (n.) (noun)

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This paper was called the New England Courant
- Remarks by Bill Nye
To that the Landholder replied as above, but this one of the series was not printed in The Connecticut Courant its place being taken by the number X., printed immediately after this letter.
- Essays on the Constitution of the United States by Paul Leicester Ford
Courant is gone and- How do you know Courant isn't here?
- Castle Craneycrow by George Barr McCutcheon