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A valveless horn used to signal the arrival or departure of a mounted courier or mail coach.
- ‘In the midst of a nocturnal search after the concealed hieroglyphic meaning of the post horn, Oedipa happens upon ‘a circle of children… who told her they were dreaming.’’
- ‘In the band too are Christian, on tuba and piano; Kevin, cornet and post horn, and his son, Will, the youngest player, on drums.’
- ‘A post horn blows outside and a messenger brings a letter from the Duke informing Sancho that enemies are planning to attack the island.’
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Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.