Definition of Postboy

1. n. One who rides post horses; a position; a courier.



Definition of Postboy

1. Noun. (historical) A male postilion. ¹

2. Noun. A boy who carries letters from the post. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Postboy

1. a boy who carries mail [n -BOYS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Postboy

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

Literary usage of Postboy

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1. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"Spec, postman, postboy, carrier. level, n. Spec, horizontal, elevation, equality, stage, drift, horizon. letting, n. leasing, hiring, renting; ..."

2. Social Life in the Reign of Queen Anne: Taken from Original Sources by John Ashton (1882)
"... Hack writers—Poverty of authors—Their punishment—The press— Daily Courant—List of newspapers—London Gazette—postboy—Postman ..."

3. The Works of Hannah More by Hannah More (1836)
"THE HISTORY TOM WHITE THE postboy. IN TWO PARTS. PART I. TOM WHITE was one of the best drivers of a post-chaise on the Bath road. ..."

4. The Works of Hannah More by Hannah More (1830)
"HISTORY OF TOM WHITE THE postboy. IN TWO PARTS. PART I. TOM WHITE was one of the best drivers of a post- chaise on the Bath road. ..."

5. Brooks's Readers by Stratton Duluth Brooks (1907)
"THE LITTLE postboy IN my travels about the world I have made the acquaintance of a great many children, and I might tell you many things about their dress, ..."

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