|1.||the conventional postal system, as opposed to electronic mail|
|2.||(tr) to send by the conventional postal system, rather than by electronic mail|
|[C20: so named because of the relative slowness of the conventional postal system]|
|an extraordinary or unusual thing, person, or event; an exceptional example or instance.|
|a scrap or morsel of food left at a meal.|
A term used to denote mail sent via the traditional postal service, usually to contrast that process to e-mail.