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we always give our faithful mail carrier a special card for Christmas
Recent Examples on the Web Wagoner said residents on the street have been instructed to erect mailboxes on the curbside so that mail can be delivered without the mail carrier having to leave their vehicle. Sara Tabin, The Salt Lake Tribune, 7 June 2021 Back to Bernhard's mail carrier analogy, the carrier takes your information and sends it somewhere else but doesn't open it up to see what's inside. Jen Fifield, The Arizona Republic, 11 May 2021 Think of it like a mail carrier who relies on maps and addresses to get mail to the right place. Jen Fifield, The Arizona Republic, 11 May 2021 His father, Bob, was a mail carrier and a skilled golfer. New York Times, 25 Feb. 2021 Finding a quiet dog toy is like looking for a dog who doesn't bark at the mail carrier. Jennifer Nelson, Southern Living, 2 Apr. 2021 Would the mail carrier still visit my home or business every day? Jennifer Smith, WSJ, 23 Mar. 2021 In 1827 the Arkansas Gazette was riled by complaints of slow delivery, explaining that the mail carrier between Washington in Hempstead County and the Miller County courthouse would not attempt the route if high water threatened. Tom Dillard, Arkansas Online, 14 Mar. 2021 Another seller wrote about the mail carrier who goes through the back gate to leave packages safely under a covered porch. oregonlive, 24 Feb. 2021

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First Known Use of mail carrier

1788, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of mail carrier was in 1788

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14 Jun 2021

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“Mail carrier.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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US : a person who delivers mail

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