mail·​bag | \ ˈmāl-ˌbag How to pronounce mailbag (audio) \

Definition of mailbag

1 : a letter carrier's shoulder bag
2 : a pouch used in the shipment of mail

Examples of mailbag in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Brad Biggs answers your Bears questions in this final mailbag until camp. Brad Biggs, Chicago Tribune, 22 June 2022 And, yes, this mailbag was timed to post (almost) after sundown on the 15th … a late night in the middle of June. Gary Trust, Billboard, 15 June 2022 But the mailbag marches on during a rare quiet part of the NFL calendar. Eric Branch, San Francisco Chronicle, 17 May 2022 The latest Oregon State mailbag, where readers ask questions about Beaver athletics, and The Oregonian/OregonLive’s Nick Daschel attempts an answer. oregonlive, 20 May 2022 The Tribune’s Brad Biggs tackles questions about evaluating Justin Fields, trading for a wide receiver and more in his weekly mailbag. Chicago Tribune Staff, Chicago Tribune, 11 May 2022 Brad Biggs answers reader questions about new Chicago Bears general manager Ryan Poles’ approach to building the roster, the offensive line and more in this week’s mailbag. Brad Biggs,, 31 Mar. 2022 More:Colts mailbag: Does receiver have to be 1st pick? Joel A. Erickson, The Indianapolis Star, 30 Mar. 2022 Brad Biggs tries his best to answer those questions and more in his weekly mailbag. Brad Biggs,, 23 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of mailbag

1812, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of mailbag was in 1812

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29 Jun 2022

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“Mailbag.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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