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An order for goods to be shipped through the mail.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
1. (Commerce) an order for merchandise sent by post
a. a system of buying and selling merchandise through the post
b. (as modifier): a mail-order firm.
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
an order for goods received or shipped through the mail.
mail′-or`der, adj., v.t.
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