Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
- A post displaying a pub sign; an alestake.
1808, Joseph Hall, Works:
- O honor, farre beyond a brazen shrine,
- To sit with Tarleton on an ale post's signe
1957, Alfred Edgar Coppard, It's Me, O Lord!:
- I believe it was the George the Something or other, although I feel sure that no monarch of any era would have felt at home in the neighbourhood or been gratified by the alepost's honourable mention of him.