Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun 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.
  • noun Same as bugle, 1.
  • noun A musical phrase or call, such as is given by a post-horn or bugle.

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

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

Etymologies

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From post +‎ horn.

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