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adjective as in back


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In the centre of the North wall is the opening of the Postern Gate, and there were probably central gates on the east and south.

While I steal in through a postern, you thunder at one of the great gates: knock and it shall be opened unto you.

A smaller postern door served the purpose of ordinary entrance; and to that Julian now repaired.

It was locked, but a little postern in the stockade let him through.

"That road leads to the postern gate at the top of the hill," she added.

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On this page you'll find 23 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to postern, such as: backside, extremity, hind, hindquarters, posterior, and rear.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.