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letter box

noun, Chiefly British
a public or private mailbox.
Origin of letter box
1765-75 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Time was when monitoring a suspected dead-letter box involved laborious work by humans.
British Dictionary definitions for letter box

letter box

noun (mainly Brit)
  1. a slot, usually covered with a hinged flap, through which letters, etc, are delivered to a building
  2. a private box into which letters, etc, are delivered
Also called postbox. a public box into which letters, etc, are put for collection and delivery
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