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P.S.

1.
passenger steamer.
2.
permanent secretary.
4.
Privy Seal.
5.
Theater, prompt side.
6.
Public School.

P&S

1.
purchase and sales (of stocks in a brokerage house).

prompt side

noun, Theater
1.
the part of the stage that in the U.S. is to the right and in Britain to the left as one faces the audience.
Abbreviation: P.S.
Also, prompt-side.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40
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British Dictionary definitions for p s

prompt side

noun
1.
(theatre) the side of the stage where the prompter is, usually to the actor's left in Britain and to his right in the United States
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Word Origin and History for p s

P.S.

1610s, abbreviation of Latin post scriptum (see postscript).

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P.S.

postscript
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