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ER'RAND, noun

1. A verbal message; a mandate or order; something to be told or done; a communication to be made to some person at a distance. The servant was sent on an errand; he told his errand; he has done the errand These are the most common modes of using this word.

I have a secret errand to thee, O King. Judges 3:19.

2. Any special business to be transacted by a messenger.