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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Postman \Post"man\, n.; pl. Postmen.
1. A post or courier; a letter carrier.
2. (Eng. Law) One of the two most experienced barristers in
the Court of Exchequer, who have precedence in motions; --
so called from the place where he sits. The other of the
two is called the tubman. --Whishaw.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: a man who delivers the mail [syn: mailman, postman,
mail carrier, letter carrier, carrier]
From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :
POSTMAN, Eng. law. A barrister in the court of exchequer, who has precedence
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