Definitions of mail

  1. To arm with mail.
  2. To pinion.
  3. To deliver into the custody of the postoffice officials, or place in a government letter box, for transmission by mail; to post; as, to mail a letter.
  4. To clothe with, or as with, armor; to post, or send by post.
  5. To clothe in mail.
  6. To arm in mail; put into the mail.
  7. To post, as letters, newspapers, etc.
  8. send via the postal service; " I'll mail you the check tomorrow"
  9. cause to be directed or transmitted to another place; " send me your latest results"; " I'll mail you the paper when it's written"
  10. To clothe in mail, or as with mail.
  11. To send by mail; to post.
  12. To prepare for transmission by mail; to post letters or parcels.
  13. the system whereby messages are transmitted via the post office; " the mail handles billions of items every day"; " he works for the United States mail service"; " in England they call mail ` the post'"
  14. the bags of letters and packages that are transported by the postal service
  15. any particular collection of letters or packages that is delivered; " your mail is on the table"; " is there any post for me?"; " she was opening her post"
  16. A spot.
  17. A small piece of money; especially, an English silver half- penny of the time of Henry V.
  18. Rent; tribute.
  19. A flexible fabric made of metal rings interlinked. It was used especially for defensive armor.
  20. Hence generally, armor, or any defensive covering.
  21. A contrivance of interlinked rings, for rubbing off the loose hemp on lines and white cordage.
  22. Any hard protective covering of an animal, as the scales and plates of reptiles, shell of a lobster, etc.
  23. A bag; a wallet.
  24. The bag or bags with the letters, papers, papers, or other matter contained therein, conveyed under public authority from one post office to another; the whole system of appliances used by government in the conveyance and delivery of mail matter.
  25. That which comes in the mail; letters, etc., received through the post office.
  26. A trunk, box, or bag, in which clothing, etc., may be carried.
  27. Defensive body armor of steel, net, or platework; the government system for conveying letters, etc.; letters, etc., carried by post.
  28. Defensive arm or for the body formed of steel rings or network: armor generally.
  29. A bag for the conveyance of letters, etc.: the contents of such a bag: the person or the carriage by which the mail is conveyed.
  30. Defensive armor of metal; bag for conveying letters; quantity of letters conveyed; means of conveying letters.
  31. The governmental system of letter- conveyance; the letters conveyed; a mail- car, - wagon, or - bag.
  32. Armor as of chains, rings, or scales.
  33. Armour of steel network or plate- work, for defending the body.
  34. A bag for the conveyance of letters and papers; its contents; the conveyance.
  35. Defensive covering for soldiers, consisting of steel- ringed or net work; defensive armour; an article composed of rings interwoven, used in ships for rubbing off loose hemp from the cordage.
  36. In Scotch law, a term signifying rent; tribute; black- mail, a tax paid to freebooters for protection of property.
  37. A spot on cloth, especially what is caused by iron.
  38. A bag for the conveyance of letters; any conveyance by which letters are forwarded to their destination; the letters themselves.