postmaster

[ pohst-mas-ter, -mah-ster ]SEE DEFINITION OF postmaster
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR POSTMASTER

Darnay asked the postmaster, when he had thanked him, and stood beside him in the yard.

I wouldn't do that, not even for—for—secretary—for the postmaster—general, I wouldn't!

"There's two lunatics in that place," he told the postmaster.

He acted as postmaster for the colonies, and served on many committees.

He is a postmaster of Oughterard, and a kind of factotum in the town.

"Yes, yes; all right,—here they are," cried the postmaster from the window.

Your receipt from the postmaster,” she remarked; “I must have dropped it.

While in business with Berry he received the appointment as postmaster.

The postmaster and his clerk and two letter-carriers had come out from the post-office.

He was the mayor, first physician, and postmaster of St. Paul, Minnesota.

WORD ORIGIN

1510s, from post (n.3) + master (n.).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR POSTMASTER

post office

nounlocation of mail service
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