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we always give our faithful mail carrier a special card for Christmas
Recent Examples on the Web The mail carrier conversation is stressful but eye-opening, and next someone mentions a neighbor who delivers for Instacart. Chris Colin, Wired, "News at 11: Kid Reporters Tackle the Coronavirus," 18 June 2020 Even the mail carrier who delivers to his house gave him a letter. Robert Scheer, The Indianapolis Star, "'I haven't had a chance to say goodbye': These 13 high schoolers had senior year upended," 12 June 2020 The mail carrier and her neighbors teamed up to rid the area of two brothels by calling in license plates to the police and embarrassing the patrons. Anchorage Daily News, "Unrest devastates a city’s landmark street of diversity," 1 June 2020 The goodnatured mail carrier agreed to film another video with the Dinga and Kitchens, performing a dance routine with them. Mary Colurso |, al, "Alabama’s President Austin, dancing teens featured on ‘Some Good News’," 19 May 2020 Indianapolis and federal police have made an arrest in connection to the fatal shooting of a mail carrier. Justin L. Mack, Vic Ryckaert, Indianapolis Star, "21-year-old man arrested in fatal shooting of Indianapolis mail carrier Angela Summers," 29 Apr. 2020 Cashiers, flight attendants, delivery people, beat cops, bus drivers, mail carriers, food servers, pharmacists, help desk personnel… for so many working people, interaction with the public now feels fraught. Ellen Mcgirt, Fortune, "Everyone has a role in limiting the impact of coronavirus," 10 Mar. 2020 Sandra McConnell, a mail carrier in Rochester, New York, was among the first workers to lose her job as the program was tested in pilot regions. Maryam Jameel, ProPublica, "The Postal Service Fired Thousands of Workers for Getting Injured While Delivering and Processing Your Mail," 24 Feb. 2020 The postmaster general even enlisted 175,000 mail carriers nationwide to help, asking them to report anything suspicious, including someone on their route suddenly having an unexplained baby. Washington Post, "Reports indicate Michigan man may be baby abducted in 1964," 19 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of mail carrier

1788, in the meaning defined above

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25 Jun 2020

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“Mail carrier.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Jul. 2020.

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US : a person who delivers mail

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