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

Examples of mail drop in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The new law limits how vote-by-mail drop boxes can be used, requires voters to ask for a vote-by-mail ballot and prohibits non-poll workers from giving food or drink to voters waiting in line. Mike Schneider, orlandosentinel.com, 30 Oct. 2021 The new law limits how vote-by-mail drop boxes can be used, requires voters to ask for a vote-by-mail ballot and prohibits non-poll workers from giving food or drink to voters waiting in line. Mike Schneider, USA TODAY, 30 Oct. 2021 The new law limits how vote-by-mail drop boxes can be used, requires voters to ask for a vote-by-mail ballot and prohibits non-poll workers from giving food or drink to voters waiting in line. al, 30 Oct. 2021 The new law limits how vote-by-mail drop boxes can be used, requires voters to ask for a vote-by-mail ballot and prohibits non-poll workers from giving food or drink to voters waiting in line. Mike Schneider, ajc, 30 Oct. 2021 Those who do not wish to use a vote center may mail their ballots or submit them at one of the county’s 400 vote-by-mail drop boxes. David Zahniser, Los Angeles Times, 11 Sep. 2021 Actually, the men, Hani Hanjour and Nawaf al-Hazmi, didn’t need the mail drop that long. Mike Kelly, USA TODAY, 8 Sep. 2021 California voters can return their ballots via the United States Postal Service or any official vote-by-mail drop box, or drop them off at any participating vote center in certain counties. Maeve Reston And Ethan Cohen, CNN, 21 Aug. 2021 Jackie Drury drops her ballot in the vote-by-mail drop box at the Salt Lake County Government Center on Monday, Oct. 19, 2020. Matt Canham, The Salt Lake Tribune, 17 May 2021

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First Known Use of mail drop

1945, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of mail drop was in 1945

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6 Nov 2021

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“Mail drop.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mail%20drop. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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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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