Mail-bag

  • 1 mail|bag — «MAYL BAG», noun. a large bag for carrying mail …

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  • 2 mail bag — mailbag mail bag , mail bag mail bag . A bag in which mailed matter is conveyed or shipped under public authority. Syn: mail pouch. [WordNet 1.5] 2. A letter carrier s shoulder bag; as, in England they call a mailbag a postbag. Syn: postbag.… …

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  • 3 mail·bag — /ˈmeılˌbæg/ noun, pl bags [count] 1 : a large bag used for sending letters and packages in a truck, airplane, etc. 2 chiefly US : a bag carried by a person who delivers the mail called also (Brit) postbag …

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  • 4 mail bag — postal bag, bag used to hold letters …

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  • 5 mail bag — see mailbag …

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  • 6 Private Mail Bag — A Private Mail Bag, Locked Bag or caller service is a term for a special form of postal delivery in some countries, usually a government department or large private company, which receive large volumes of mail. Like PO Box addresses, Private Mail …

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  • 7 Like a Diranbandi mail bag — ugly …

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  • 8 like a diranbandi mail bag — Australian Slang ugly …

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  • 9 Mail — (m[=a]l), n. [OE. male bag, OF. male, F. malle bag, trunk, mail, OHG. malaha, malha, wallet; akin to D. maal, male; cf. Gael. & Ir. mala, Gr. molgo s hide, skin.] 1. A bag; a wallet. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. The bag or bags with the… …

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  • 10 Mail catcher — Mail Mail (m[=a]l), n. [OE. male bag, OF. male, F. malle bag, trunk, mail, OHG. malaha, malha, wallet; akin to D. maal, male; cf. Gael. & Ir. mala, Gr. molgo s hide, skin.] 1. A bag; a wallet. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. The bag or bags… …

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  • 11 Mail guard — Mail Mail (m[=a]l), n. [OE. male bag, OF. male, F. malle bag, trunk, mail, OHG. malaha, malha, wallet; akin to D. maal, male; cf. Gael. & Ir. mala, Gr. molgo s hide, skin.] 1. A bag; a wallet. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. The bag or bags… …

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  • 12 Mail train — Mail Mail (m[=a]l), n. [OE. male bag, OF. male, F. malle bag, trunk, mail, OHG. malaha, malha, wallet; akin to D. maal, male; cf. Gael. & Ir. mala, Gr. molgo s hide, skin.] 1. A bag; a wallet. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. The bag or bags… …

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  • 13 bag — n Bag, sack, pouch denote a container made of a flexible material (as paper, cloth, or leather) and open or opening at the top. Bag is the widest in its range of application and is referable to anything that comes under this general description… …

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  • 14 bag — n 1. pouch, sack, Midland U.S. and Scot. poke, Southwestern U.S. alforja, Chiefly Scot. pocket, Obs. budget; pack, packet, satchel, container, receptacle, reticule. 2. purse, (in Scottish Highland costume) sporran, change purse, money bag;… …

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  • 15 Mail hook — Demo of the mail hook pulling a mail bag on Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad #1923 at the Illinois Railway Museum. A mail hook is an installation at a railroad where a mail sack can be hung, to be picked up by a passing train without the… …

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  • 16 mail — I. n. 1. Armor, defensive covering. 2. Post, conveyance for mailed matter. 3. Mailed matter. 4. Mail bag. II. v. a. Put in the mail, put in the post office, send by post, post …

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  • 17 mail — mail1 [māl] n. [ME male < OFr < MHG malhe, a traveling bag < OHG malaha, wallet] 1. a) Now Scot. a bag or piece of baggage b) Archaic a bag or packet of letters, etc. to be transported by post 2. a) letters, papers, packages, etc. h …

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  • 18 bag|man — «BAG muhn», noun, plural men. 1. U.S. Slang. a person to whom graft or protection money is given and who, in turn, delivers it to the person for whom it is intended. 2. U.S. a postal employee who handles and checks bags of mail. 3. British. a… …

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  • 19 mail — Ⅰ. mail [1] ► NOUN 1) letters and parcels sent by post. 2) the postal system. 3) email. ► VERB 1) send by post. 2) send post or email to …

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  • 20 Mail — For other uses, see Mail (disambiguation). For electronic mail, see Email This article is about Postal services. For other uses, see Postal service (disambiguation). A collection of British pillar boxes at the Inkpen Post Box Museum, near Taunton …

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