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Posting-Bills

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Before the Great Fire the space for foot-passengers in London was defended by rails and posts; the latter served for theatrical placards and general announcements, which were therefore called posters or posting-bills.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Post
Post Factum (Latin)
Post Meridian (Latin)
Post-mortem (Latin)
Post-mortem Degree (A)
Post Obit
Poste Restante (French)
Posted
Posteriori
Posthumus (Leonatus)
Posting-Bills
Posy
Pot
Pot-boilers
Pot-luck
Pot Paper
Pot-Pourri (French)
Pot Valiant
Pot-de Bière
Pot of Hospitality (The)
Potage (Jean)