money order

an order for the payment of money, as one issued by one bank or post office and payable at another.

1795–1805 Unabridged
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World English Dictionary
money order
(US), (Canadian) Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): postal order a written order for the payment of a sum of money, to a named payee, obtainable and payable at a post office

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Example sentences
Accepted payment methods include credit cards, personal check or money order.
Avoid mailing cash with your request, sending a check or money order instead,
  as cash lost in the mail can not be refunded.
Payment should be made by money order or certified check.
Pay for the marriage license in cash, cashier's check or money order.
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