variants or less commonly pillar-box
British
: a pillar-shaped mailbox

Word History

First Known Use

1855, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pillar box was in 1855

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Cite this Entry

“Pillar box.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pillar%20box. Accessed 26 Jan. 2023.

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