air express

noun

: package-transport service using airlines but distinct from airfreight because of special scheduling, handling, billing, pickup, and delivery
also : the packages so shipped

Word History

Etymology

from Air Express, a service mark

First Known Use

1911, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of air express was in 1911

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“Air express.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/air%20express. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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