mailboat

[meyl-boht]
noun
a boat for transporting mail.
Also, mail boat.


Origin:
1785–95, Americanism; mail1 + boat

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mailboat

noun
a boat for carrying mail 
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Example sentences
Transportation was whatever arrangements could be made with supply ships or the weekly mailboat.
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