postage-due stamp


post·​age-due stamp
: a special adhesive stamp that is applied by a post office to mail bearing insufficient postage

Word History

First Known Use

1893, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of postage-due stamp was in 1893

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“Postage-due stamp.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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