Latin, "after these or those (things), afterward".
postea (plural posteas)
- (law) The return of the judge before whom a cause was tried, after a verdict, of what was done in the cause, which is endorsed on the nisi prius record.
- "...and upon coming in of the Postea there was a rule to shew cause why that nonsuit should not be set aside and a new trial granted." Arnold v Mundy, 1821 N.J. Lexis 2.
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Wharton to this entry?)
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for postea in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)
posteā (not comparable)
- (afterwards): anteā
- postea in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
- postea in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
- postea in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
- postea in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette