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mail-order

[meyl-awr-der] /ˈmeɪlˌɔr dər/
adjective
1.
pertaining to or obtained by mail order:
a dozen mail-order rosebushes.
verb (used with object)
2.
to order (merchandise) by mail:
to mail-order fruitcakes for Christmas.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70
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Word Origin and History for mailorder
mail-order
1875, from mail (1) + order.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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