postbag

noun post·bag \ ˈpōs(t)-ˌbag \

Definition of postbag

1 British : mailbag
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.

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First Known Use of postbag

1706

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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POSTBAG Defined for English Language Learners

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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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