metered mail


metered mail
noun
Etymology: from metered, past participle of meter (VI)
: prepaid mail requiring no postage stamps but marked by an electrical machine that is set and controlled by the post office

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mail on which the postage is printed directly on an envelope or label by a machine licensed by the postal service.
[1925-30]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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