a house or inn keeping post horses.
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How to use post house in a sentence
I assure you that it is as I say—neither at the post-house nor at any of the inns I visited could I find me a spare horse.St. Martin's Summer | Rafael Sabatini
You are pleased to say I may set up a post-house, but send me noe power to do it.
Between Sumy and Voroshba was a post-house, at which the horses were generally changed.The Life & Letters of Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky | Modeste Tchaikovsky
The first person the reporters perceived at the door of the post-house was their iemschik, who appeared to be waiting for them.Michael Strogoff | Jules Verne
The post-house, in 1653, was farmed at ten thousand pounds a year, which was deemed a considerable sum for the three kingdoms.
British Dictionary definitions for post house
(formerly) a house or inn where horses were kept for postriders or for hire to travellers
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