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let′ter bomb`


n.
an envelope containing an explosive device designed to detonate when the envelope is opened.
[1945–50]

mail bomb

An email with a very large file attached to it that is intended to interrupt the functioning of the recipient’s mail server.
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Businesses who complained about being sold the domain names were mail-bombed with millions of junk emails, and investigating police officers were told that their headquarters would be petrol-bombed.
Q HOW do I stop being mail-bombed on a Web-based e-mail server?