Runaway

Definition of Runaway

Run´a`way`
n.1.One who, or that which, flees from danger, duty, restraint, etc.; a fugitive.
Thou runaway, thou coward, art thou fled?
- Shak.
2.The act of running away, esp. of a horse or teams; as, there was a runaway yesterday.
a.1.Running away; fleeing from danger, duty, restraint, etc.; as, runaway soldiers; a runaway horse.
2.Accomplished by running away or elopement, or during flight; as, a runaway marriage.
3.Won by a long lead; as, a runaway victory.

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