post|al

post|al «POHS tuhl», adjective, noun.
–adj.
having to do with mail and post offices: »

postal regulations, a postal clerk.

–n.
U.S. a post card.
post´al|ly, adverb.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Post — Post, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Posted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Posting}.] 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. [1913 Webster] Note: Formerly, a large post was… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Post — Post, v. i. [Cf. OF. poster. See 4th {Post}.] 1. To travel with post horses; figuratively, to travel in haste. Post seedily to my lord your husband. Shak. [1913 Webster] And post o er land and ocean without rest. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. (Man.)… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Post — Post, adv. With post horses; hence, in haste; as, to travel post. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Post- — (p[=o]st). [L. post behind, after; cf. Skr. pa[,c]c[=a]behind, afterwards.] A prefix signifying behind, back, after; as, postcommissure, postdot, postscript. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Post — Post, a. [F. aposter to place in a post or position, generally for a bad purpose.] Hired to do what is wrong; suborned. [Obs.] Sir E. Sandys. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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