air-mail

airmail

[air-meyl]
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 pertaining 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:
1910–15; air1 + -mail1

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airmail (ˈɛəˌmeɪl)
 
n
1.  the system of conveying mail by aircraft
2.  mail conveyed by aircraft
 
adj
3.  of, used for, or concerned with airmail
 
vb
4.  (tr) to send by airmail

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