an office machine used in bulk mailing that imprints prepaid postage and a dated postmark.
(mainly US & Canadian) a postal franking machine Also called postal meter
[poh-stij] /ˈpoʊ stɪdʒ/ noun 1. the charge for the conveyance of a letter or other matter sent by mail, usually prepaid by means of a stamp or stamps. /ˈpəʊstɪdʒ/ noun 1. n. 1580s, “sending of mail by post;” 1650s as “cost of sending something by mail,” from post (n.3) + -age. Postage stamp is attested […]
[poh-stij-stamp] /ˈpoʊ stɪdʒˌstæmp/ adjective, Informal. 1. of very small area or size: a postage-stamp bikini. noun 1. a small gummed label issued by postal authorities that can be affixed to an envelope, postcard, or package as evidence that postal charges have been paid. noun 1. a printed paper label with a gummed back for attaching […]
[pohs-tl] /ˈpoʊs tl/ adjective 1. of or relating to the or mail service: postal delivery; postal employees. noun 2. Informal. . Idioms 3. go postal, Slang. to lose control or go crazy, especially in a violent way. /ˈpəʊstəl/ adjective 1. of or relating to a Post Office or to the mail-delivery service adj. “pertaining to […]
noun 1. a card sold by the post office with a stamp already printed on it. 2. (def 1). noun 1. (US) another term for postcard