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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Post  \Post\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Posted};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  1.  To  attach  to  a  post  a  wall,  or  other  usual  place  of 
  affixing  public  notices;  to  placard;  as  to  post  a  notice; 
  to  post  playbills. 
  Note:  Formerly,  a  large  post  was  erected  before  the  sheriff's 
  office,  or  in  some  public  place  upon  which  legal 
  notices  were  displayed.  This  way  of  advertisement  has 
  not  entirely  gone  of  use 
  2.  To  hold  up  to  public  blame  or  reproach;  to  advertise 
  opprobriously;  to  denounce  by  public  proclamation;  as  to 
  post  one  for  cowardice. 
  On  pain  of  being  posted  to  your  sorrow  Fail  not  at 
  four  to  meet  me  --Granville. 
  3.  To  enter  (a  name)  on  a  list,  as  for  service,  promotion,  or 
  the  like 
  4.  To  assign  to  a  station;  to  set  to  place  as  to  post  a 
  sentinel.  ``It  might  be  to  obtain  a  ship  for  a  lieutenant, 
  .  .  .  or  to  get  him  posted.''  --De  Quincey. 
  5.  (Bookkeeping)  To  carry,  as  an  account,  from  the  journal  to 
  the  ledger;  as  to  post  an  account;  to  transfer,  as 
  accounts,  to  the  ledger. 
  You  have  not  posted  your  books  these  ten  years. 
  6.  To  place  in  the  care  of  the  post  to  mail  as  to  post  a 
  7.  To  inform;  to  give  the  news  to  to  make  one  acquainted 
  with  the  details  of  a  subject;  --  often  with  up 
  Thoroughly  posted  up  in  the  politics  and  literature 
  of  the  day  --Lond.  Sat. 
  {To  post  off},  to  put  off  to  delay.  [Obs.]  ``Why  did  I, 
  venturously,  post  off  so  great  a  business?''  --Baxter. 
  {To  post  over},  to  hurry  over  [Obs.]  --Fuller. 

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