postage-due stamp

noun

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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Cite this Entry

“Postage-due stamp.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/postage-due%20stamp. Accessed 28 Nov. 2022.

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