postcard

[pohst-kahrd]
noun
1.
Also called picture postcard. a small, commercially printed card, usually having a picture on one side and space for a short message on the other.
2.
postal card ( def 1 ).
Also, post card.


Origin:
1865–70; post3 + card1

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postcard (ˈpəʊstˌkɑːd)
 
n
Also called (US): postal card a card, often bearing a photograph, picture, etc, on one side, (picture postcard), for sending a message by post without an envelope

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Example sentences
As applications come in, send each candidate a form postcard or an e-mail
  message to say you've received their materials.
It is rather curious to me that e-mail evolved the way it did as essentially
  being sent as a postcard rather than a sealed letter.
He spent less than a few dollars on a postcard, some tomatoes or something and
  stamps.
The boys hold up postcard invitations and ask if we're going.
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