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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Someone who rides the near horse of a pair in order to guide the horses pulling a carriage (especially a carriage without a coachman).

Usage examples (34)
  • As it grew lighter, we were surprised to find that our postilion was a girl.
  • With an impatient murmur, the stranger called the postilion and sent him to the
  • Our postilion was a silly fellow, who could not understand whether his money was correct.
  • Our postilion was a thorough master of his calling, and his spurs and whip seemed to know no cessation from action. for more
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