Definition of Mail. Meaning of Mail. Synonyms of Mail

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Definition of Mail

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Mail Mail, v. t. 1. To arm with mail. 2. To pinion. [Obs.]
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Mail 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 Hague. --Tatler. 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 public authority. 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 mails. [Eng.] Mail train, a railroad train carrying the mail.
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Mail Mail, n. A spot. [Obs.]
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Mail Mail, n. [F. maille, OF. also maaille, LL. medalia. See Medal.] 1. A small piece of money; especially, an English silver half-penny of the time of Henry V. [Obs.] [Written also maile, and maille.] 2. Rent; tribute. [Obs., except in certain compounds and phrases, as blackmail, mails and duties, etc.] Mail and duties (Scots Law), the rents of an estate, in whatever form paid.
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Mail Mail, n. [OE. maile, maille, F. maille a ring of mail, mesh, network, a coat of mail, fr. L. macula spot, a mesh of a net. Cf. Macle, Macula, Mascle.] 1. A flexible fabric made of metal rings interlinked. It was used especially for defensive armor. --Chaucer. Chain mail, Coat of mail. See under Chain, and Coat. 2. Hence generally, armor, or any defensive covering. 3. (Naut.) A contrivance of interlinked rings, for rubbing off the loose hemp on lines and white cordage. 4. (Zo["o]l.) Any hard protective covering of an animal, as the scales and plates of reptiles, shell of a lobster, etc. We . . . strip the lobster of his scarlet mail. --Gay.
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Mail Mail, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Mailed; p. pr. & vb. n. Mailing.] To deliver into the custody of the postoffice officials, or place in a government letter box, for transmission by mail; to post; as, to mail a letter. [U. S.] Note: In the United States to mail and to post are both in common use; as, to mail or post a letter. In England post is the commoner usage.

Meaning of Mail from wikipedia

- The mail or post is a system for physically transporting postcards, letters, and parcels. A postal service can be private or public, though many governments...
- The Daily Mail is a British daily middle-market newspaper published in London in a tabloid format. Founded in 1896, in 2020 it overtook The Sun to become...
- Electronic mail (email or e-mail) is a method of exchanging messages ("mail") between people using electronic devices. Email entered limited use in the...
- Yahoo! Mail is an email service launched in 1997 by the American company Yahoo!, now a subsidiary of Verizon. It offers four different email plans: three...
- AOL Mail (stylized as AOL Mail.) is a free web-based email service provided by AOL, a division of Verizon Communications. AOL Mail has the following features...
- Chain mail (often just mail or sometimes chainmail) is a type of armour consisting of small metal rings linked together in a pattern to form a mesh. It...
- Royal Mail Group plc (Welsh: Post Brenhinol; Scottish Gaelic: a' P****st Rìoghail; Cornish: Postya Riel) is a British postal service and courier company...
- The Globe and Mail is a Canadian newspaper printed in five cities in western and central Canada. With a w****ly readership of 2,018,923 in 2015, it is Canada's...
- United States Postal Service (USPS; also known as the Post Office, U.S. Mail, or Postal Service) is an independent agency of the executive branch of the...
- GMX Mail is a free advertising-supported email service provided by GMX (Global Mail eXchange, in Germany: Global Message eXchange). Users may access GMX...
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