post town


a town having a main Post Office branch

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Examples from the Web for post town

Historical Examples of post town

  • I must take this over to a post-town some ten miles off, and drop it into the box by stealth.

    My Novel, Complete

    Edward Bulwer-Lytton

  • Early in March the steward had occasion to go to the post-town.

    The Dead Secret

    Wilkie Collins

  • All trace of Mrs. Jazeph and her companion had been lost at the post-town of Porthgenna.

    The Dead Secret

    Wilkie Collins

  • The member must, moreover, himself be in the post-town where the paper was posted on the date shown on the paper.

  • They have sent eight miles further off to market, and even changed the post-town for their letters.