Definition of lettercard

: a postcard that folds and seals like a letter sheet with the message inside

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First Known Use of lettercard

1870, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for lettercard

probably translation of French carte-lettre

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The first known use of lettercard was in 1870

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