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synonyms for postilion

  • broncobuster
  • buckaroo
  • cavalryman
  • cowboy
  • dragoon
  • equerry
  • equestrian
  • gaucho
  • jockey
  • pricker
  • roughrider
  • horse guard
  • horse trainer
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How to use postilion in a sentence

As the window dropped, Ripperda saw the wounded postilion fall on the neck of his horse.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
But not so: the postilion was an actual baron, the bearer of an ancient name, the descendant of gallant gentlemen.
LITTLE TRAVELS AND ROADSIDE SKETCHESWILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY
Suddenly a carriage came dashing up the hill, with four horses and a postilion.
WHEN VALMOND CAME TO PONTIAC, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
He shouted to the postilion, and the huge, lumbering vehicle was set in motion.
SCOTTISH GHOST STORIESELLIOTT O'DONNELL
M'Caskey made a bound on his seat, and threw his cigar through the window, while he shouted to the postilion to stop.
TONY BUTLERCHARLES JAMES LEVER
A friend of his master was in want of a postilion, and young Dick applied for the place.
THE CHRONICLES OF CRIME OR THE NEW NEWGATE CALENDAR. V. 1/2CAMDEN PELHAM
A few miles out he donned a postilion's uniform (p. 139) and rode post through the town.
THE LIFE OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTEWILLIAM MILLIGAN SLOANE
At daylight our post-horses were put to the chaise and I gave the postilion orders myself.
LAZARREMARY HARTWELL CATHERWOOD
The brake, it must be understood, was drawn by six horses, each ridden postilion fashion by an officer.
FORTY-ONE YEARS IN INDIAFREDERICK SLEIGH ROBERTS
Burke is standing, equipped as a postilion, in readiness to drive off his ally, with a plan of economy under his arm.
ROWLANDSON THE CARICATURIST. FIRST VOLUMEJOSEPH GREGO
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO POSTILION

  • broncobuster
  • buckaroo
  • cavalryman
  • cowboy
  • dragoon
  • equerry
  • equestrian
  • gaucho
  • horse guard
  • horse trainer
  • jockey
  • postilion
  • pricker
  • roughrider
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.