Definition of Mail slot

1. Noun. A slot (usually in a door) through which mail can be delivered.

Generic synonyms: Slot

Definition of Mail slot

1. Noun. A slot in a wall or door through which mail is delivered. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mail Slot

mail boat
mail bomb
mail bombs
mail call
mail car
mail carrier
mail clerk
mail fraud
mail merge
mail order
mail out
mail pouch
mail relay
mail service
mail slot (current term)
mail slots
mail stop
mail stops
mail train
mail truck

Literary usage of Mail slot

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. American State Trials: A Collection of the Important and Interesting by John Davison Lawson, Robert Lorenzo Howard (1918)
"Well, I stopped; I thought for a second I would walk over to his office door leading into the hall, and he has a mail slot in his door with a spring slot ..."

2. Education & Technology: Future Visions by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"See, here are project messages and this is my mail slot. During Center time, my personal ... But in my personal mail slot there are messages from kids. ..."

3. Hearings Before the Committee on Expenditures in the Post Office Department (1911)
"Once; over my mail slot, not my mail chute. ... The only suit he ever brought against us involved a mail slot, and they dropped that at once— Mr. McCoy. ..."

4. Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town by Cory Doctorow (2006)
"George turned on his heel and put his head down and bulled out the door, slamming it behind him so that the mail slot rattled and the glass shook and a ..."

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