Origin of post-boat
Examples from the Web for post-boat
The post-boat lay in her old berth at the eastern jetty, her mainsail set and her twin giants spitting over the rail.
It was the post-boat of that desolate rock, fetching letters from the mainland, and ready to receive them from Denmark.The Bondman|Hall Caine
The twins (for such they proved to be) were most benignant giants, and asked us aboard the post-boat galliot for a chat.
This evening at sunset I start in the post-boat for the mainland, on my way to the place of Juliet's tomb—Verona.Pencillings by the Way|N. Parker Willis