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|mail 1 (ml)|n. 1.
a. Materials, such as letters and packages, handled in a postal system.
b. Postal material for a specific person or organization.
c. Material processed for distribution from a post office at a specified time: the morning mail.
2. A system by which letters, packages, and other postal materials are transported. Used in the plural with the.
3. A vehicle by which mail is transported.
4. Mail or messages sent electronically; e-mail.
v. mailed, mail·ing, mails
To send letters and other postal material by mail.
[Middle English male, bag, from Old French, of Germanic origin.]
maila·ble adj. maila·bili·ty n.
|mail 2 (ml)|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.
To cover or armor with mail.
[Middle English, from Old French maile, from Latin macula, blemish, mesh.]
|mail 3 (ml)|n. Scots
Rent, payment, or tribute.
[Middle English mol, maile
, from Old Norse ml