Everything in the world which must be felt with a glow in the breast, in order to be understood, was to him dead-letter.
System, punctuality, industry, belong to the dead-letter Office.
If we expect a letter to reach its destination we put a stamp on it; otherwise it goes to the dead-letter Office.
If people do not steal our horses the reward is a dead-letter.
The letter was returned to him from that cemetery of many a dear hope, the dead-letter office.
But the most exciting day of all was when they visited the dead-letter Office.
There is a dead-letter office, and the lists are published monthly at the presses of El Cubano Libre.
Formal, elaborate, dead-letter theology must go, to let in—Religion.
In a newspaper which reached the dead-letter Office were found four sovereigns, and in another a gold locket.
The edict remained a dead-letter, for there was no power to enforce it.
A matter no longer of concern or currency; a bygone issue (1663+)