special delivery

special delivery

noun
(in the U.S. Postal Service) delivery of mail outside the regularly scheduled hours, by a special messenger, upon the payment of an extra fee.

Origin:
1880–85, Americanism

special-delivery, adjective
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special delivery
 
n
the delivery of a piece of mail outside the time of a scheduled delivery

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