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mail 1

 (māl)
n.
1.
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
v.tr.
To send by a postal system: mailed the letter yesterday.
v.intr.
To send letters and other material by a postal system.

[Middle English male, bag, from Old French, of Germanic origin.]

mail′a·ble adj.

mail 2

 (māl)
n.
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.]

mail 3

 (māl)
n. Scots
Rent, payment, or tribute.

[Middle English mol, maile, from Old Norse māl, lawsuit.]

mail•a•ble

(ˈmeɪ lə bəl)

adj.
acceptable as mail.
[1835–45, Amer.]
mail`a•bil′i•ty, n.
Translations

mailable

adj (esp US) → postversandfähig
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