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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

An inn for exchanging post horses and accommodating riders.

Usage examples (23)
  • But it was as if -- as if from the time I spoke to Herthe, the morning after I met you in the posthouse, I knew it was hopeless.
  • Looking up, she saw the red-haired sasennan who'd caught her at the posthouse on the Kymil road, the captain of the Regent's guards.
  • My, next to either you or Mr. Harte will be directed to Berlin; but as I do not know to what house or street there, I suppose it will remain at the posthouse till you...
  • The posthouse was in ruins, and the stone walls on either side between the gates and the parapet of the fortifications had been crumbled into rubbish; the glacis from... for more
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