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Postillion

noun
1.
Someone who rides the near horse of a pair in order to guide the horses pulling a carriage (especially a carriage without a coachman).  Synonym: postilion.






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"Postillion" Quotes from Famous Books



... just passed the broad part of Turnham Green, as Frank has since told me, and were near the end of a lane which strikes into the Uxbridge road, when the postillion was stopped by one highwayman, while almost at the same instant another dashed his pistol through the side-glass into the chaise, full in Sir ...
— Anna St. Ives • Thomas Holcroft



Words linked to "Postillion" :   horseman, equestrian, horseback rider



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