Definitions

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  • n. A type of brass horn used to signal the arrival or departure of a post rider or mail coach.
  • n. A valveless musical instrument based on such a horn, used in orchestral music.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a horn, or trumpet, carried and blown by a carrier of the public mail, or by a coachman.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A postman's horn; a horn blown by the driver or guard of a mail-coach, and at present used on four-in-hands for pleasure driving.
  • n. Same as bugle, 1.
  • n. A musical phrase or call, such as is given by a post-horn or bugle.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. wind instrument used by postilions of the 18th and 19th centuries

Etymologies

From post +‎ horn. (Wiktionary)

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