the mails

Definition of the mails

chiefly US, law, formal
:the system used for sending letters, packages, etc. :a nation's postal system
  • packages sent through the mails
  • He was charged with using the mails to commit fraud.

Word by Word Definitions

mail play mails
  1. : payment, rent

  1. : bag, wallet

  2. : material (such as letters and packages) sent or carried in a postal system

  3. : a conveyance that transports mail

  1. : to send by mail : post

  1. : armor made of metal links or sometimes plates

  2. : a hard enclosing covering of an animal (such as a tortoise)


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