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postboy

[pohst-boi] /ˈpoʊstˌbɔɪ/
noun
1.
(formerly) a boy or man who rode post or carried mail.
2.
a postilion.
Origin
1580-1590
1580-90; post3 + boy
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British Dictionary definitions for postboy

postboy

/ˈpəʊstˌbɔɪ/
noun
1.
a man or boy who brings the post round to offices
2.
another name for postilion
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