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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
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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"
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

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.

postbag

[ˈpəʊstˌbæg] n (Brit) → sacco postale, sacco della posta
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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.