night letter

noun

Definition of night letter

: a telegram sent at night at a reduced rate for delivery the following morning

Examples of night letter in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In his Tuesday night letter, Superintendent Jackson told families that these incidents were unacceptable and will not be tolerated by the district. al, 10 Mar. 2022

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First Known Use of night letter

1910, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of night letter was in 1910

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Cite this Entry

“Night letter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/night%20letter. Accessed 20 May. 2022.

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