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mail-order house

noun
1.
a retail firm that conducts its business by receiving orders and shipping its merchandise through the mail and that supplies its customers with catalogs, circulars, etc.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10, Americanism
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  • He also worked in a mail-order house that personalized toys by enameling them with names.

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