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mail order

noun

Simple Definition of mail order

  • : a method of buying products that are received by mail

  • : a product that is sent by mail to the person who bought it

Full Definition of mail order

  1. :  an order for goods that is received and filled by mail

mail–or·der play \-ˌȯr-dər\ adjective

Examples of mail order

  1. You can purchase the books by mail order.

  2. The store sent out all its mail orders in time for the holiday.



1867

First Known Use of mail order

1867


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