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airmail

[air-meyl] /ˈɛərˌmeɪl/
noun
1.
the system, especially a government postal system, of sending mail by airplane.
2.
a letter, package, etc., sent by this system.
3.
a stamp authorizing delivery of mail by this system.
adjective
4.
of or relating to airmail.
adverb
5.
by airmail:
Send all overseas letters airmail.
verb (used with object)
6.
to send via airmail:
I airmailed the package yesterday.
Also, air-mail.
Origin of airmail
1910-1915
1910-15; air1 + -mail1
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British Dictionary definitions for air mail

airmail

/ˈɛəˌmeɪl/
noun
1.
the system of conveying mail by aircraft
2.
mail conveyed by aircraft
adjective
3.
of, used for, or concerned with airmail
verb
4.
(transitive) to send by airmail
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Word Origin and History for air mail
n.

also air-mail, 1913, from air (n.1) + mail (n.1).

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Slang definitions & phrases for air mail

airmail

noun

Garbage thrown out of a window


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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