post men

postman

1 [pohst-muhn]
noun, plural postmen.
1.
a postal employee who carries and delivers mail; mail carrier.
2.
Archaic. a courier.

Origin:
1520–30; post3 + -man


See -man.
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postman

2 [pohst-muhn]
noun, plural postmen. Old English Law.
a barrister in the Court of Exchequer who had precedence in motions.
Compare tubman.


Origin:
1760–70; post1 + -man

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postman or (feminine) postwoman (ˈpəʊstmən)
 
n , pl -men, -women
a person who carries and delivers mail as a profession
 
postwoman or (feminine) postwoman
 
n

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