general delivery


general delivery

noun

: a department in a post office that keeps a person's mail until that person comes to the post office to get it

Full Definition of GENERAL DELIVERY

:  a department of a post office that handles the delivery of mail at a post office window to persons who call for it

Examples of GENERAL DELIVERY

  1. The letter is addressed to general delivery.

First Known Use of GENERAL DELIVERY

1846

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