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mail·bag

 (māl′băg′)
n.
1. A large canvas sack used for transporting mail.
2. A bag suspended from the shoulder, used by letter carriers for carrying mail.
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mailbag

(ˈmeɪlˌbæɡ) ,

mailsack

or

mailpouch

n
a large bag used for transporting or delivering mail
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

mail•bag

(ˈmeɪlˌbæg)

n.
1. a mail carrier's bag.
2. a sack for shipping mail.
[1805–15]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mailbag - pouch used in the shipment of mailmailbag - pouch used in the shipment of mail  
diplomatic pouch - a mail pouch that is sealed shut and that is used to carry communications between a legation and its home office
pouch - a small or medium size container for holding or carrying things
2.mailbag - letter carrier's shoulder bagmailbag - letter carrier's shoulder bag; "in Britain they call a mailbag a postbag"
bag - a flexible container with a single opening; "he stuffed his laundry into a large bag"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
Translations
كيس البَريد
poštovní pytel
postsæk
postazsák
póstsekkur
vrece na poštu
posta torbası/çantası

mailbag

[ˈmeɪlbæg] Nsaca f de correos
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

mailbag

[ˈmeɪlbæg] n
(= sack) → sac m postal
(= letters to newspaper, radio programme, MP etc) → courrier m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

mailbag

[ˈmeɪlˌbæg] nsacco postale, sacco delle poste
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

mail

(meil) noun
letters, parcels etc by post. His secretary opens his mail.
verb
to send by post.
ˈmailbag noun
a bag for letters etc. The letters are put into mailbags and sent to London by train.
ˈmailbox noun
a postbox.
ˈmailman (-mӕn) noun
(American) a postman.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.
References in periodicals archive ?
Two other games add playful commentary to this leitmotif: the paperchase game of Hare and Hounds in which a single runner with a mailpouch throws out paper streamers as clues for a group of runners to follow; and the film narrative itself whose title reveals that the frames are organized by having the numbers one to 100 appear consecutively.
Similarities to the West are all the more fascinating for the contrasts: hip roofs of barns bear Japanese characters rather than "Mailpouch Tobacco"; outside national park hotels, guests stroll in cotton yukata, rather than jeans, after a muscle-soaking post-hike bath; wines bear names like Tokachi; and the local beef, salmon, and crab are eaten with chopsticks.