special delivery


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special delivery

n.
A method of delivery once offered by the United States Postal Service in which, for an additional charge, a piece of mail was delivered by a special messenger rather than by scheduled delivery.

special delivery

n
(Telecommunications) the delivery of a piece of mail outside the time of a scheduled delivery

spe′cial deliv′ery


n.
delivery of mail outside the regularly scheduled hours upon the payment of an extra fee.
[1880–85, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.special delivery - mail that is delivered by a special carrier (for an additional charge)special delivery - mail that is delivered by a special carrier (for an additional charge)
mail - the bags of letters and packages that are transported by the postal service
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special delivery

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The police had broken countless heads with their riot clubs; and the death list had been augmented by the turning loose of a machine-gun on the strikers from the barns of the Marsden Special Delivery Company.
VH1 will be airing a special episode of "Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta" titled "Joseline's Special Delivery.
Last recommended posting dates are December 20 for 2nd class, December 21 for 1st class, December 22 for special delivery and December 23 for guaranteed Saturday special delivery.
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UPS (NYSE: UPS), official logistics and shipping sponsor of Ferrari, said it has made a special delivery to Scuderia Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel from a unique UPS Access Point(TM) location set-up, one time only, near the Cologne/Bonn Airport ahead of the Belgian Grand Prix weekend to underscore the flexibility of this international shipping solution.
Special Delivery has some exciting--if slightly unusual--suggestions.
CHARLIE "Mailman" Flynn has made a special delivery of good cheer to young fighters at Glasgow's Yorkhill Hospital.
The last posting dates just days away - on Wednesday, December 18, for second class, Friday, December 20, for first class and Monday, December 23, for special delivery.
He had also taken home three special delivery packages containing cash.
Hamleys are getting a special delivery of four Furbys tomorrow - and are letting us auction them for our Centenary Fund.

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