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1postmark

noun post·mark \-ˌmärk\

: a mark placed over the stamp on a piece of mail that shows when the mail was sent and where it was sent from and that makes it impossible to use the stamp again

Full Definition of POSTMARK

:  an official postal marking on a piece of mail; specifically :  a mark showing the post office and date of mailing
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First Known Use of POSTMARK

1678

Other Postal Terms

cancel, frank, indicia, philatelist

2postmark

verb

: to put a postmark on (something)

Full Definition of POSTMARK

transitive verb
:  to put a postmark on

Examples of POSTMARK

  1. The package was postmarked 13 February.

First Known Use of POSTMARK

1716

Other Postal Terms

cancel, frank, indicia, philatelist
POSTMARK Defined for Kids

postmark

noun post·mark \ˈpōst-ˌmärk\

Definition of POSTMARK for Kids

:  a mark put on a piece of mail especially for canceling the postage stamp

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