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date-stamp

[deyt-stamp] /ˈdeɪtˌstæmp/
verb (used with object)
1.
to stamp the date on, as with a date stamp:
He date-stamped every letter received.
Origin of date-stamp
1925-1930
1925-30

date stamp

noun
1.
a device for stamping dates and frequently the place of origin or receipt, as on postal matter.
2.
the information stamped by this device.
Origin
1855-60
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  • The date-stamp likewise showed that it must have been posted in London.

    David Elginbrod George MacDonald
  • And they got hold of some young man at the post-office who knew how to fix a date-stamp with a past date.

    John Caldigate Anthony Trollope
  • Things must be very wrong when they could get hold of a date-stamp and use it in that way.

    John Caldigate Anthony Trollope
British Dictionary definitions for date-stamp

date stamp

noun
1.
an adjustable rubber stamp for recording the date
2.
an inked impression made by this
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