postboy

[ pohst-boi ]
/ ˈpoʊstˌbɔɪ /

noun

(formerly) a boy or man who rode post or carried mail.
a postilion.

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Origin of postboy

First recorded in 1580–90; post3 + boy
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British Dictionary definitions for postboy

postboy
/ (ˈpəʊstˌbɔɪ) /

noun

a man or boy who brings the post round to offices
another name for postilion
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