mail drop

noun

Definition of mail drop 

1 : an address used in transmitting secret communications

2 : a receptacle or a slot for deposit of mail

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Residents using other Alaska post offices are encouraged to mail returns early in the day and check the collection times on each mail drop box to ensure Tuesday pickup. Michelle Theriault Boots, Anchorage Daily News, "Last-minute tax filers: The Anchorage airport post office is open late for postmarks," 17 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of mail drop

1945, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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mail drop

noun

English Language Learners Definition of mail drop

: a place or address where mail or messages can be left for someone

: a box in which mail can be placed

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