post no bills

Definition of post no bills

used as a notice that one may not put any advertisements on the wall
  • The notice on the wall said "Post No Bills."

Word by Word Definitions

post play
  1. : a piece (as of timber or metal) fixed firmly in an upright position especially as a stay or support : pillar, column

  2. : a pole or stake set up to mark or indicate something

  3. : a metallic fitting attached to an electrical device (such as a storage battery) for convenience in making connections

  1. : to publish, announce, or advertise by or as if by use of a placard

  2. : to denounce by public notice

  3. : to enter on a public listing

  1. : courier

  2. : one of a series of stations for keeping horses for relays

  3. : the distance between any two such consecutive stations : stage

  1. : to travel with post-horses

  2. : to ride or travel with haste : hurry

  3. : to rise from the saddle and return to it in rhythm with a horse's trot

  1. : with post-horses : express

  1. : the place at which a soldier is stationed

  2. : a station or task to which one is assigned

  3. : the place at which a body of troops is stationed : camp

  1. : to station in a given place

  2. : to carry ceremoniously to a position

  3. : to assign to a unit, position, or location (as in the military or civil service)

  1. : after : subsequent : later

  2. : behind : posterior : following after

  3. : subsequent to : later than

bill play bills
  1. : the jaws of a bird together with their horny covering

  2. : a mouthpart (such as the beak of a turtle) that resembles a bird's bill

  3. : the point of an anchor fluke — see anchor illustration

  1. : to touch and rub bill to bill (see 1bill 1)

  2. : to caress affectionately

  1. : a weapon in use up to the 18th century that consists of a long staff ending in a hook-shaped blade

  2. : billhook

  1. : an itemized list or a statement of particulars (such as a list of materials or of members of a ship's crew)

  2. : a written document or note

  3. : a formal petition

  1. : to enter in an accounting system : prepare a bill of (charges)

  2. : to submit a bill (see 4bill 4a) of charges to

  3. : to enter (something, such as freight) in a waybill


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