post-horse

noun
\ ˈpōst-ˌhȯrs How to pronounce post-horse (audio) \

Definition of post-horse

: a horse for use especially by couriers or mail carriers

First Known Use of post-horse

1527, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for post-horse

post entry 3

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The first known use of post-horse was in 1527

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Cite this Entry

“Post-horse.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/post-horse. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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