Definition of Running postman
1. Noun. Hairy trailing or prostrate western Australian vine with bright scarlet-pink flowers.
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Literary usage of Running postman
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1. Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases, and Usages by Edward Ellis Morris (1898)
"Running-Postman, ;/. a Tas- manian plant, iq Coral-Pea. See Kennedya. Ruru, n. Maori name for the New Zealand bird, the More- pork, ..."
2. Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases, and Usages by Edward Ellis Morris (1898)
"Running-Postman, «. a Tas- manian plant, iq Coral-Pea. See Kennedya. Ruru, n. Maori name for the New Zealand bird, the More- pork, ..."
3. The Wives of Henry the Eighth and the Parts They Played in History by Martin Andrew Sharp Hume (1905)
"Cromwell himself marshalled the ranks on either side, " running up and down with a staff in his hand, for all the world as if he had been a running postman ..."
4. Letters from Japan: A Record of Modern Life in the Island Empire by Hugh Fraser (1899)
"... 292 Crows in Japan 295 The running postman 297 A Brown-winged Falcon 301 A Blind Masseur 305 "A Woman's Spirit is her Mirror" 317 "The Fencing has begun ..."
5. Picturesque India: A Handbook for European Travellers by William Sproston Caine (1891)
"Several native villages were to be seen along the road, and we met a running postman taking mails for the troops. Under one of the last group of trees we ..."