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letter carrier

noun
Origin of letter carrier
1545-1555
1545-55
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  • I'm a letter carrier now and am also a druggist by profession.

  • It had been rejected when brought back there by the letter carrier.

    The Barrel Mystery William J. (William James) Flynn
  • The charge on letters delivered by letter carrier, in Canada, is two cents for each letter in addition to the ordinary postage.

  • At this point Mr. Crombie espied a letter carrier on the other side of the street, and called him over.

    Peck's Sunshine George W. Peck
  • At that instant the bell rang, and a whistle indicated that the letter carrier was at the door.

    Larry Dexter's Great Search Howard R. Garis
  • He has gone through a hard school in America, from sweat shop to laundry; and now he is a letter carrier.

  • The very first morning I spent with them, our old friend answered the letter carrier's whistle.

    Toaster's Handbook Peggy Edmund and Harold W. Williams, compilers
  • But this postal says it has arrived, persisted Bob showing what the letter carrier had given him.

    The Motor Boys Afloat Clarence Young

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