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post time

noun Horse Racing.
  1. the time at which the entries in a race are required to be at the starting post.
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Origin of post time

First recorded in 1835–45
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for post time

Historical Examples

  • I was going to pay my respects, said I, to Mademoiselle this afternoon after post-time.

    Soyer's Culinary Campaign

    Alexis Soyer

  • It was for this I would not have the man to supper, being after post-time.

    The Woman-Hater

    Charles Reade

  • Our post-time was late, and my head ached as if it would burst into pieces.

    Little Novels

    Wilkie Collins

  • It was just post-time when the messenger returned to me with the address of the house.

    The Woman in White

    Wilkie Collins

  • And there is nearly an hour to post-time, and she won't expect you to come down till then.