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postbag

(ˈpəʊstˌbæɡ)
n
1. chiefly Brit another name for mailbag
2. the mail received by a magazine, radio programme, public figure, etc
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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Noun1.postbag - letter carrier's shoulder bagpostbag - letter carrier's shoulder bag; "in Britain they call a mailbag a postbag"
bag - a flexible container with a single opening; "he stuffed his laundry into a large bag"
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Translations

postbag

[ˈpəʊstbæg] N (Brit) (= sack) → saco m postal; (= letters) → correspondencia f, cartas fpl
it arrived in my postbagllegó en mi correo
he received a heavy postbagrecibió muchas cartas
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

postbag

[ˈpəʊstbæg] n (British) [politician, newspaper, programme] to receive a large postbag → recevoir de nombreuses lettres
He received a large postbag from readers across the world → Il a reçu de nombreuses lettres de lecteurs du monde entier.
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

postbag

[ˈpəʊstˌbæg] n (Brit) → sacco postale, sacco della posta
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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The postbag, that evening--it came late--contained a letter for me, which, however, in the hand of my employer, I found to be composed but of a few words enclosing another, addressed to himself, with a seal still unbroken.
Having placed his completed note in the postbag, he silently signed to Arnold to follow him into the garden.
But we can reveal letters larger than the allowed size have been slipping into postbags because the Royal Mail's thickness templates do not match up.
It is noticeable that recent postbags about Cardiff City seem to be from the moaners who are quick to condemn.