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parcel post

noun
1.
(in the U.S. Postal Service) nonpreferential mail consisting of packages and parcels, weighing one pound or more sent at fourth-class rates.
Compare fourth class.
2.
the branch of a postal service that processes and delivers parcels.
3.
the service this branch renders.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60
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Examples for parcel post
  • Airmail and economy mail will include letter-post and parcel post service.

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