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post

v. 1) to place a notice on the entrance or a prominent place on real property, such as a notice to quit (leave), pay rent, or a notice of intent to conduct a sheriff's sale, which requires mailing of a copy to the occupant to complete service of the notice. 2) to place a legal notice on a designated public place at the courthouse. 3) a commercial term for recording a payment. 4) to mail.

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POST. After. When two or more alienations or descents have taken place between an original intruder ant or defendant in a writ of entry, the writ is said to be in the post, because it states that the tenant had not entry unless after the ouster of the original intruder. 3 Bl. Com. 182. See Entry, limit of.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Racing started with the McClarrons Insurance, Guy Cunard Hunt Race where five of the seven entries went to post.
A HEAVY overnight frost left the meeting in doubt, but persistence from the officials at the County Down track paid off when the first of the seven races went to post nearly an hour and a half after the scheduled start time.
Maxine Locke's charge had run well in defeat behind Barnfield Bluboy in their heat and the latter went to post the 2-1 favourite in his quest to confirm superiority.
The shortest-priced loser in the last 30 years, Derek Kent's charge went to post for the Champion (Supreme) Novices' on the back of seven victories, including easy wins in the SGB Hire Shop Hurdle at Ascot, the Tolworth at Sandown and the Sydney Banks at Huntingdon.
Baracouda went to post for the Stayers' Hurdle having won the race for the two previous years, and had suffered just one defeat in his previous 14 starts.