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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Example sentences
And since letters sometimes took months to deliver, the derelict postman would
  have absconded long since, anyway.
Well, postman, it is only fair to note that violence in ivory towers is
  extremely low nowadays.
If you notice the picture of the postman on that page, thats basically my
  position.
He was proud she had more friends than a postman with a bag full of welfare
  checks.
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