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Definition of Mail train
Mail trainMail Mail, 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. ? hide, skin.]
1. A bag; a wallet. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
2. The bag or bags with the letters, papers, papers, or other
matter contained therein, conveyed under public authority
from one post office to another; the whole system of
appliances used by government in the conveyance and
delivery of mail matter.
There is a mail come in to-day, with letters dated
3. That which comes in the mail; letters, etc., received
through the post office.
4. A trunk, box, or bag, in which clothing, etc., may be
carried. [Obs.] --Sir W. Scott.
Mail bag, a bag in which mailed matter is conveyed under
Mail boat, a boat that carries the mail.
Mail catcher, an iron rod, or other contrivance, attached
to a railroad car for catching a mail bag while the train
is in motion.
Mail guard, an officer whose duty it is to guard the public
Mail train, a railroad train carrying the mail.
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