postmark

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

1post·mark

noun \-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

First Known Use of POSTMARK

1678

Other Postal Terms

cancel, frank, indicia, philatelist

2postmark

transitive verb

: to put a postmark on (something)

Full Definition of POSTMARK

:  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

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