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Pronunciation: (māl), [key]
n.
1. letters, packages, etc., that are sent or delivered by means of the postal system: Storms delayed delivery of the mail.
2. a single collection of such letters, packages, etc., as sent or delivered: to open one's mail; to find a bill in the mail; The mail for England was put on the noon plane.
3. Also,mails.the system, usually operated or supervised by the national government, for sending or delivering letters, packages, etc.; postal system: to buy clothes by mail.
4. a train, boat, etc., as a carrier of postal matter.
5. copy the mail, CB Slang.to monitor or listen to a CB transmission.

adj.
of or pertaining to mail.

v.t.
1. to send by mail; place in a post office or mailbox for transmission.
2. to transmit by electronic mail.

mail



Pronunciation: (māl), [key]
n.
1. flexible armor of interlinked rings.
2. any flexible armor or covering, as one having a protective exterior of scales or small plates.
3. Textiles.an oval piece of metal pierced with a hole through which the warp ends are threaded, serving as an eyelet on a heddle or esp. on the harness cords of a Jacquard loom.

v.t.
to clothe or arm with mail.

mail



Pronunciation: (māl), [key]
n. Scot.
monetary payment or tribute, esp. rent or tax. Also,maill.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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