a.1.Hired to do what is wrong; suborned.
n.1.A piece of timber, metal, or other solid substance, fixed, or to be fixed, firmly in an upright position, especially when intended as a stay or support to something else; a pillar; as, a hitching post; a fence post; the posts of a house.
Unto his order he was a noble post.
- Chaucer.
2.The doorpost of a victualer's shop or inn, on which were chalked the scores of customers; hence, a score; a debt.
When God sends coin
I will discharge your post.
- S. Rowlands.
From pillar to post
See under Pillar.
Knight of the post
See under Knight.
Post hanger
(Mach.) a bearing for a revolving shaft, adapted to be fastened to a post.
Post hole
a hole in the ground to set the foot of a post in.
Post mill
a form of windmill so constructed that the whole fabric rests on a vertical axis firmly fastened to the ground, and capable of being turned as the direction of the wind varies.
Post and stall
(Coal Mining) a mode of working in which pillars of coal are left to support the roof of the mine.
1.The place at which anything is stopped, placed, or fixed; a station.
2.A messenger who goes from station; an express; especially, one who is employed by the government to carry letters and parcels regularly from one place to another; a letter carrier; a postman.
3.An established conveyance for letters from one place or station to another; especially, the governmental system in any country for carrying and distributing letters and parcels; the post office; the mail; hence, the carriage by which the mail is transported.
4.Haste or speed, like that of a messenger or mail carrier.
5.One who has charge of a station, especially of a postal station.
6.A station, office, or position of service, trust, or emolument; as, the post of duty; the post of danger.
The post of honor is a private station.
- Addison.
7.A size of printing and writing paper. See the Table under Paper.
Post and pair
an old game at cards, in which each player a hand of three cards.
Post bag
a mail bag.
- B. Jonson.
Post bill
a bill of letters mailed by a postmaster.
Post chaise
a carriage usually with four wheels, for the conveyance of travelers who travel post.
Post day
a day on which the mall arrives or departs.
Post hackney
a hired post horse.
Post horn
a horn, or trumpet, carried and blown by a carrier of the public mail, or by a coachman.
- Sir H. Wotton.
Post horse
a horse stationed, intended, or used for the post.
Post hour
hour for posting letters.
Post office
a - An office under governmental superintendence, where letters, papers, and other mailable matter, are received and distributed; a place appointed for attending to all business connected with the mail
- Dickens.
b - The governmental system for forwarding mail matter.
Postoffice order
See Money order, under Money.
Post road
a road or way over which the mail is carried.
Post town
a - A town in which post horses are kept
b - A town in which a post office is established by law.
To ride post
to ride, as a carrier of dispatches, from place to place; hence, to ride rapidly, with as little delay as possible.
To travel post
to travel, as a post does, by relays of horses, or by keeping one carriage to which fresh horses are attached at each stopping place.
v. t.1.To attach to a post, a wall, or other usual place of affixing public notices; to placard; as, to post a notice; to post playbills.
[imp. & p. p. Posted; p. pr. & vb. n. Posting.]
2.To hold up to public blame or reproach; to advertise opprobriously; to denounce by public proclamation; as, to post one for cowardice.
3.To enter (a name) on a list, as for service, promotion, or the like.
4.To assign to a station; to set; to place; as, to post a sentinel.
5.(Bookkeeping) To carry, as an account, from the journal to the ledger; as, to post an account; to transfer, as accounts, to the ledger.
6.To place in the care of the post; to mail; as, to post a letter.
7.To inform; to give the news to; to make (one) acquainted with the details of a subject; - often with up.
To post off
to put off; to delay.
To post over
to hurry over.
- Baxter.
v. i.1.To travel with post horses; figuratively, to travel in haste.
And post o'er land and ocean without rest.
- Milton.
2.(Man.) To rise and sink in the saddle, in accordance with the motion of the horse, esp. in trotting.
adv.1.With post horses; hence, in haste; as, to travel post.
Noun1.post - the position where someone (as a guard or sentry) stands or is assigned to stand; "a soldier manned the entrance post"; "a sentry station"
Synonyms: station
2.post - military installation at which a body of troops is stationed; "this military post provides an important source of income for the town nearby"; "there is an officer's club on the post"
Synonyms: military post
3.post - a job in an organization; "he occupied a post in the treasury"
4.post - an upright consisting of a piece of timber or metal fixed firmly in an upright position; "he set a row of posts in the ground and strung barbwire between them"
5.Post - United States aviator who in 1933 made the first solo flight around the world (1899-1935)
Synonyms: Wiley Post
6.Post - United States female author who wrote a book and a syndicated newspaper column on etiquette (1872-1960)
7.Post - United States manufacturer of breakfast cereals and Postum (1854-1914)
8.post - any particular collection of letters or packages that is delivered; "your mail is on the table"; "is there any post for me?"; "she was opening her post"
Synonyms: mail
9.post - a pole or stake set up to mark something (as the start or end of a race track); "a pair of posts marked the goal"; "the corner of the lot was indicated by a stake"
Synonyms: stake
10.Postpost - the system whereby messages are transmitted via the post office; "the mail handles billions of items every day"; "he works for the United States mail service"; "in England they call mail `the post'"
11.post - the delivery and collection of letters and packages; "it came by the first post"; "if you hurry you'll catch the post"
Verb1.post - affix in a public place or for public notice; "post a warning"
2.post - publicize with, or as if with, a poster; "I'll post the news on the bulletin board"
3.post - assign to a post; put into a post; "The newspaper posted him in Timbuktu"
4.post - assign to a station
Synonyms: station, base, send, place
5.post - display, as of records in sports games
6.post - enter on a public list
7.post - transfer (entries) from one account book to another
Synonyms: carry
8.post - ride Western style and bob up and down in the saddle in in rhythm with a horse's trotting gait
9.post - mark with a stake; "stake out the path"
Synonyms: stake
10.post - put up; "post a sign"; "post a warning at the dump"
Synonyms: put up
11.post - cause to be directed or transmitted to another place; "send me your latest results"; "I'll mail you the paper when it's written"
Synonyms: mail, send
12.post - mark or expose as infamous; "She was branded a loose woman"
Synonyms: brand

POST. After. When two or more alienations or descents have taken place between an original intruder ant or defendant in a writ of entry, the writ is said to be in the post, because it states that the tenant had not entry unless after the ouster of the original intruder. 3 Bl. Com. 182. See Entry, limit of.

1.POST - power-on self-test
2.(messaging)post - To send a message to a mailing list or newsgroup. Usually implies that the message is sent indiscriminately to multiple users, in contrast to "mail" which implies one or more deliberately selected individual recipients.

You should only post a message if you think it will be of interest to a significant proportion of the readers of the group or list, otherwise you should use private electronic mail instead. See netiquette.
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Possessor has right against all men but him who has the very right
Possessory action
Possibility cannot be on a possibility
possible action
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post and lintel
Post and pair
Post and stall
Post bag
Post bill
post card
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Post date
Post day
Post diem
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