parcel post


Definition of parcel post

1 : a mail service handling parcels
2 : packages handled by parcel post

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Examples of parcel post in a Sentence

only parcel post bearing a return address and not exceeding size and weight limits will be accepted
Recent Examples on the Web Extending parcel post to the countryside was vehemently opposed by merchants, who feared competition from Sears Roebuck and other mail order houses. Tom Dillard, Arkansas Online, 14 Mar. 2021 The flag arrived at the New York office of the Associated Press in May and was then sent by parcel post to the White House. Richard Kurin, Smithsonian, 30 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of parcel post

1790, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of parcel post was in 1790

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Cite this Entry

“Parcel post.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of parcel post

: a service that people in the U.S. can use to mail packages

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Kids Definition of parcel post

: a mail service that handles packages

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