postage-stamp

adjective post·age-stamp \ ˈpō-stij-ˌstamp \
Updated on: 13 May 2018

Definition of postage-stamp

: suggesting a postage stamp in size : very small
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First Known Use of postage-stamp

1938

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postage stamp

noun

Definition of postage stamp

: a government adhesive stamp or imprinted stamp for use on mail as evidence of prepayment of postage

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First Known Use of postage stamp

1829

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