on message

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Prepositional phrase[edit]

on message

  1. (obsolete) On an errand.
    • 1485, Sir Thomas Malory, chapter I, in Le Morte Darthur, book II:
      So whan the kynge was come thyder with all his baronage and lodged as they semed best / ther was come a damoisel the whiche was sente on message from the grete lady lylle of auelyon / And whan she came bifore kynge Arthur / she told from whome she came / and how she was sent on message vnto hym for these causes


on message (comparative more on message, superlative most on message)

  1. (colloquial, politics) Alternative spelling of on-message