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mail drop

noun
1.
a receptacle or one of a series of pigeonholelike slots, as in an office, into which incoming mail is placed for pickup.
2.
drop (def 12).
Origin
1970-1975
1970-75
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British Dictionary definitions for mail-drop

mail drop

noun
1.
(mainly US & Canadian) a receptacle or chute for mail
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Slang definitions & phrases for mail-drop

mail drop

noun phrase

A place or address where one can receive mail clandestinely (1959+)


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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