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Postilion

Postilion Meaning & Definition
Postilion Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Postilion?

[n] someone who rides the near horse of a pair in order to guide the horses pulling a carriage (especially a carriage without a coachman)

Synonyms | Synonyms for Postilion: postillion

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See Also | equestrian | horseback rider | horseman

Postilion In Webster's Dictionary

\Pos*til"ion\, n. [F. postillon, It. postiglione, fr. posta post. See {Post} a postman.] One who rides and guides the first pair of horses of a coach or post chaise; also, one who rides one of the horses when one pair only is used. [Written also {postillion}.]

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