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Post, vb. 1) intr. to go with speed, to hasten: Lucr. Arg. IV Prol. 48 Lucr. 220. Sonn. 51, 4. Pilgr. 201. Pilgr. 201 Gent. II, 3, 37. Err. III, 2, 152. LLL IV, 3, 188. All's V, 1, 1. John V, 7, 94. R2 I, 1, 56. III, 4, 90. V, 5, 59. H4A V, 1, 35. H6A V, 5, 87. H6C I, 2, 55. II, 5, 128. R3 II, 2, 142. III, 2, 17. IV, 4, 440. IV, 4, 440 IV, 4, 440 Troil. I, 3, 93. Caes. III, 1, 287. Hml. I, 2, 156. Lr. III, 7, 1. Oth. I, 3, 46 (Q1 wish him p. post-haste; the rest of O. Edd. post post haste dispatch). Cymb. III, 4, 38. V, 5, 192. V, 5, 192 Conjugated with to be: “and is --ed,” H8 III, 2, 59. Lr. IV, 5, 8.
2) trans. a) to convey rapidly: “the swiftest harts have --ed you by land,” Cymb. II, 4, 27.
b) with over, == to hurry over, to get over with too much ease and negligence: “his guilt should be but idly --ed over,” H6B III, 1, 255 (cf. O'erpost). With off, == to put off carelessly: “nor --ed off their suits with slow delays,” H6C IV, 8, 40.
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