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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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You can also use Mailbag Assistant's E-mail Wizard and Quick-Match searches to track down messages quickly and easily.
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Another correspondent ( Jeff Brook, Mailbag, December 13) asks how many of the objectors to the Thandi Partnership's new plans have been up to Castle Hill of late (or even at all).
Manager Tony Leach who saw a man walk off with the mailbag from his Earlsdon butchers' shop without realising that he was a bogus postman.
Fookes Software has released Mailbag Assistant, a Windows 95/98/NT4 program that lets you search, organize, and manage your e-mails.
Twelve lucky Mailsport readers are set to get a taste of The Real McCoist after being plucked from a bumper mailbag in our Super Ally video contest.
The site also links Fox Soccer Channel programming directly to viewers with such interactive features as the Fox Sports World Report viewer mailbag and an English Premier League fantasy game.
What's on readers' minds: Even though the election was decided on Tuesday, election letters still led all other topics in this week's Mailbag.
He admitted receiving four mobile phone vouchers stolen from a mailbag, and five counts of handling stolen goods, from August 2003.
Fortunately, the dog only succeeded in tearing a corner from Garcia's mailbag, which he showed to Margolis.
They will be posted to the first names and addresses on a postcard plucked out of our mailbag next Saturday, April 5.
The new service includes an automatic mailbag compression feature that can cut transmission costs by up to 80 percent by reducing the size and time needed to send messages.