King James Dictionary
1. A messenger sent before to give notice of the approach of others a harbinger.
My elder brothers, my forerunners came.
2. An ancestor or predecessor. Obs.
3. A prognostic a sign foreshowing something to follow. Certain pains in the head, back and limbs are the forerunners of a fever.
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Entry for 'Forerunner'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/kjd/f/forerunner.html.