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Related to mailable: mail out
a. Materials, such as letters and packages, handled in a postal system: The volume of mail increases around the holidays.
b. Postal material for a specific person or organization: Could you pick up my mail at the office?
c. Material processed for distribution from a post office at a specified time: delivered the morning mail around town.
2. A postal system. Used with the, sometimes in the plural: used the mail to send the supplies; advertisements sent through the mails.
3. Chiefly British A vehicle by which mail is transported.
4. Mail or messages sent electronically; email.
v. mailed, mail·ing, mails
To send by a postal system: mailed the letter yesterday.
To send letters and other material by a postal system.
[Middle English male, bag, from Old French, of Germanic origin.]
1. Flexible armor composed of small overlapping metal rings, loops of chain, or scales.
2. The protective covering of certain animals, as the shell of a turtle.
tr.v. mailed, mail·ing, mails
To cover or armor with mail.
[Middle English maille, from Old French maile, from Latin macula, blemish, mesh of a net.]
Rent, payment, or tribute.
[Middle English mol, maile, from Old Norse māl, lawsuit.]
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mail•a•ble(ˈmeɪ lə bəl)
acceptable as mail.
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adj (esp US) → postversandfähig
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