Meaning of postern

pos•tern

Pronunciation: (pō'sturn, pos'turn), [key]
— n.
  1. a back door or gate.
  2. a private entrance or any entrance other than the main one.
—adj.
  1. of, pertaining to, or resembling a postern.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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