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mail:

see postal servicepostal service,
arrangements made by a government for the transmission of letters, packages, and periodicals, and for related services. Early courier systems for government use were organized in the Persian Empire under Cyrus, in the Roman Empire, and in medieval Europe.
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mail

Dispatches of correspondence and other objects tendered by and intended for delivery to postal administrations (ICAO).

mail

the hard protective shell of such animals as the turtle and lobster

mail

(messaging)
1. electronic mail.

2. The Berkeley Unix program for composing and reading electronic mail. It normally uses sendmail to handle delivery.

Unix manual page: mail(1)

mail

(1) Synonymous with email when dealing with computer applications.

(2) (Mail) The email clients in the Mac and Windows. Mail was the name of the Mac client before Microsoft adopted it for Windows 8. See Mac Mail and Windows Mail.
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First, the court embraced the traditional approach to obscenity by using public morality as its polestar in determining whether the magazine issue was mailable.
Firstly, they created a mailable postcard and uploaded their own mailing list, created from their existing customer database, to do a targeted mailout.
The argument I am making gains added force in light of the kinds of postcards that remained mailable in 1908 and after.
These mailable agents are stored in a single file that requires no additional software to run.
One company hosted a cigar social by coiling an invitation around a cigar in a mailable plastic tube.
The kit includes one unfinished KrystalCard Keepsake Chest (6 1/2" x 5" x 2"), one interchangeable KrystalCard Mail Art Piece (3 3/4" x 5 1/8"), one KrystalCard Mailable Backer and one set of templates to use in embellishing the box.
Basically, handguns are not mailable unless they meet the conditions listed in DMM, section 024.
In her class, like the real world of work, "If the letter has one spelling error, it's not mailable," Busch says.