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cross-post

or crosspost

[kraws-pohst kros‐] /ˈkrɔsˌpoʊst ˈkrɒs‐/ Digital Technology
verb (used with or without object)
1.
to post (the same message) to two or more message boards or electronic mailing lists at the same time.
noun
2.
a message posted to two or more message boards or electronic mailing lists at the same time:
Cross-posts are often greeted with hostility.
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  • This was, in effect, to establish a cross-post at a time when cross-posts did not exist.

  • On the bye and cross-post letters the postage for the year 1719 had amounted to 4000.

  • From Liverpool and Manchester the cross-post service to almost every part of the kingdom was at the same time improved.

  • From the bye and cross-post letters the postmasters-general had received, at the highest, 4000 a year.

  • The postmasters were strictly enjoined to stamp the bye and cross-post letters.

  • Freeling proposed as an alternative that the horse and cross-post mails should be guarded.

  • Their proposal to guard the horse and cross-post mails, though repeated again and again, continued to be rejected.

  • And before she had written many lines the cross-post boy sent up word that he could wait no longer.

    Helen Maria Edgeworth
  • Then there was the very ancient game of the quintain, which consisted of an upright post with a cross-post turning upon a pin.

    English Villages P. H. Ditchfield
  • This was the first cross-post set up by authority in the British Isles.

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