Definition of Postbag

1. Noun. Letter carrier's shoulder bag. "In Britain they call a mailbag a postbag"

Exact synonyms: Mailbag
Generic synonyms: Bag



Definition of Postbag

1. Noun. (British) A bag used for carrying post (mail) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Postbag

1. a mailbag [n -S] - See also: mailbag

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Postbag

postapoptotic
postapproval
postarrest
postathon
postathons
postatomic
postattachment
postattack
postauction
postaxial
postbaccalaureate
postback
postbacks
postbag (current term)
postbags
postbailout
postbankruptcy
postbariatric
postbase
postbases
postbattle
postbellum
postbiblical
postbinge
postboomer
postbop
postbounce
postbourgeois

Literary usage of Postbag

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

1. A Survey of English Literature 1780-1880 by Oliver Elton (1920)
"Thomas Moore : Moore's circle and its atmosphere ; his satirical verse; The Fudge Family and The Twopenny postbag, etc. ..."

2. The Letters of Henry James by Henry James (1920)
"And during my first three or four here my postbag was enormously—appallingly—heavy: I almost turned tail and re-embarked at the sight of it. ..."

3. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1883)
"The morning had fully come, the night coach from " the south" had arrived at the inn, and Duncan with the postbag was coming along the still water, ..."

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