postie

noun
pos·​tie | \ ˈpō-stē How to pronounce postie (audio) \

Definition of postie

British

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Examples of postie in a Sentence

the sort of small Cornish village in which the local postie knows everyone's business

First Known Use of postie

1611, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for postie

by shortening & alteration from postman

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The first known use of postie was in 1611

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