Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A wagon for posting; a stage-wagon; a diligence.

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Examples

  • He took off his own blue peaked cap, the uniform, I suppose, of the driver of the post-wagon, and laid it on his knee.

    Greenmantle

  • A long, rude post-wagon, pulled by eight horses and driven by a man on an active little nag, was groaning its way south; a solitary horseman was ambling north -- and that was all I could see.

    The Yeoman Adventurer

  • "It is a misfortune that the post-wagon does not reach Diamante before ten," she said.

    The Miracles of Antichrist: A Novel

  • 'Seven miles,' she said, 'but here is Franz and the post-wagon.

    Greenmantle

  • While he sat there, the big post-wagon came rumbling along.

    Rico and Wiseli

  • When they left the boat they went towards the inn, where the big post-wagon stood with the horses already harnessed.

    Rico and Wiseli

  • To sit on that high post-wagon, and drive down into the valley!

    Rico and Wiseli

  • Now it happened that there were three students seated up on the top of the post-wagon: they were off on a vacation trip, and very merry.

    Rico and Wiseli

  • Now he saw this happy creature nearer; for the post-wagon stopped, and the lad never once removed his eyes from the wonderful man, as he came down from his perch, stepped into the inn, and came out again with an enormous piece of black bread in his hand, upon which lay a large piece of cheese.

    Rico and Wiseli

  • The post-wagon which set out from Arras at one o'clock every night, after the mail from Paris had passed, arrived at M. sur M. a little before five o'clock in the morning.

    Les Miserables, Volume I, Fantine

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