post-horse


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Noun1.post-horse - a horse kept at an inn or post house for use by mail carriers or for rent to travelerspost-horse - a horse kept at an inn or post house for use by mail carriers or for rent to travelers
Equus caballus, horse - solid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times
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Monsieur the Marquis in his travelling carriage (which might have been lighter), conducted by four post-horses and two postilions, fagged up a steep hill.
Thence I traveled with post-horses to the market-town which was nearest to Greenwater Broad.
From that moment the musketeer travelled on post-horses.

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