postbag

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noun post·bag \ˈpōs(t)-ˌbag\

Definition of postbag

  1. 1 British :  mailbag

  2. 2 British :  a single batch of mail :  letters

Examples of postbag in a sentence

  1. We received a huge postbag on the spelling mistakes in our newsletter.

1706

First Known Use of postbag

1706


POSTBAG Defined for English Language Learners

postbag

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noun post·bag \ˈpōs(t)-ˌbag\

Definition of postbag for English Language Learners

  • : the total number of letters received by a person, business, or organization at a particular time

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