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postrider

[pohst-rahy-der] /ˈpoʊstˌraɪ dər/
noun
1.
(formerly) a person who rode post; a mounted mail carrier.
Origin
1695-1705
1695-1705; post3 + rider
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postrider

/ˈpəʊstˌraɪdə/
noun
1.
(formerly) a person who delivered post on horseback
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