Definition of Postboys

1. Noun. (plural of postboy) ¹



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Definition of Postboys

1. postboy [n] - See also: postboy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Postboys

postbariatric
postbase
postbases
postbattle
postbellum
postbiblical
postbinge
postboomer
postbop
postbounce
postbourgeois
postbox
postboxes
postboxing
postboy
postboys (current term)
postbreakup
postbubble
postburn
postbus
postbuses
postcampaign
postcancer
postcanine
postcanines
postcapillaries
postcapillary
postcapitalism
postcapitalist
postcapture

Literary usage of Postboys

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1. The Case of Thomas, Lord Cochrane, K.B.: Containing the History of the Hoax by Great Britain Court of King's Bench (1814)
"Alter this he asked the postboys which was the nearest hackney coach stand to London ? They answered, there was one at the Bricklayer's Arms. This, however, ..."

2. Recollections of Tartar Steppes and Their Inhabitants by Lucy Atkinson (1863)
"... as are all the postboys—Drive through a Russian Forest—Arrive at Nijni Novgorod—Hospitality of the Governor—The Volga—A Drive on the Ice—Kasan—Roadside ..."

3. The Old Coaching Days in Yorkshire by Tom Bradley (1889)
"... Doncaster—John Frederic Herring—His Arrival at Don- caster—His Career as a Coachman and Sign Painter—His Ultimate Success as an Artist—Old postboys—Tlie ..."

4. The Letters of Lady Burghersh (afterwards Countess of Westmorland) from (1893)
"These peasants knew nothing of the road, which is rather intricate, as it is necessary to avoid the 1 postboys. ..."

5. My Adventures by Archibald Montgomery Maxwell (1845)
"... Duomo—Church of St. Stephen—Campo Santo—Dante's Beatrice—Singular relic—A removal, nolens volens—The Serchio—Frogs for sale—Via Reggia—Italian postboys— ..."

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