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a. a slot, usually covered with a hinged flap, through which letters, etc, are delivered to a building
b. a private box into which letters, etc, are delivered
2. Also called: postbox a public box into which letters, etc, are put for collection and delivery
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
a public or private mailbox.
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|Noun||1.||letter box - a numbered compartment in a post office where mail is put to be called for|
compartment - a space into which an area is subdivided
|2.||letter box - public box for deposit of mail |
maildrop - a drop where mail can be deposited
pillar box - a red pillar-shaped letter box
|3.||letter box - a private box for delivery of mail |
box - a (usually rectangular) container; may have a lid; "he rummaged through a box of spare parts"
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