Origin of postboy
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Examples from the Web for postboy
She asked John his name; and told the postboy he was not worth his salt.
She was followed by Mr. and Mrs. Low, as soon as the postboy could let down the steps.
I came up with the postboy, and took his letters to save him a couple of miles.Lord Kilgobbin
Your postboy will tell you, Sir; this case is of much more moment to me.Luttrell Of Arran
Charles James Lever
The postboy had lost his way, and could offer no suggestions.Red Cap Tales
Samuel Rutherford Crockett
- a man or boy who brings the post round to offices
- another name for postilion
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