Origin of postilion
Related formspos·til·ioned, adjective
Examples from the Web for postilion
The postilion handed the lanterns up to the conductor, and he lighted them with some matches that he carried in his pocket.Rollo in Geneva|Jacob Abbott
The road was good, but the postilion had hitched an extra trace-horse to the four-span.The Diary of a Superfluous Man and Other Stories|Ivn Turgnieff
There was not a man of any kind with them except the postilion.
The rat-trap contained two large rats; one of these she turned into a coachman, and the other into a postilion.Cinderella|Anonymous
He paid the postilion who had brought them from Lancaster, and stood quiet until the carriage had driven off.A Jacobite Exile|G. A. Henty