Examples of mail order in a Sentence
You can purchase the books by mail order.
The store sent out all its mail orders in time for the holiday.
Recent Examples of mail order from the Web
Founded by railroad station agent Richard Sears in the 1880s, Sears Roebuck got its start with the 'internet' of the 1800s: mail order catalogs.
This August alone, there were 593,121 online orders for the last of the $10 senior passes, compared with 33,373 online and mail orders for all of fiscal year 2016.
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First Known Use of mail order
MAIL ORDER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of mail order for English Language Learners
: a method of buying products that are received by mail
: a product that is sent by mail to the person who bought it
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