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mailbag

Noun

1 pouch used in the shipment of mail [syn: mail pouch]
2 letter carrier's shoulder bag; "in England they call a mailbag a postbag" [syn: postbag]

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English

Etymology

mail + bag

Noun

  1. A strong canvas bag used for the transportation of mail
  2. A smaller bag, slung from the shoulders, used for the delivery of mail
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