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postal order

noun, Chiefly British
1895-1900 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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  • Fees are payable only by bank draft or postal order in the exact amount as noted below.
  • It was ordered by letter, and a postal order was enclosed.
British Dictionary definitions for postal order

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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