night letter


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night letter

n.
A telegram sent at night at a reduced rate for delivery the next morning.

night letter

n
(Telecommunications) (formerly, in the US and Canada) a telegram sent for delivery the next day at a cheaper rate than a regular telegram

night′ let`ter


n.
a telegram sent at night for next-day delivery.
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Noun1.night letter - a cheaper form of telegram sent for delivery the next day
telegram, wire - a message transmitted by telegraph
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