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90s Slang You Should Know

express delivery

noun, British.
Origin of express delivery
First recorded in 1890-1895 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • She was begged to bring writing paper also; there might be a letter to send by express delivery.

    The Lion's Mouse C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  • An express delivery service was also established by the Post Office, the fee in addition to the ordinary postage being 2d.

    The History of the British Post Office Joseph Clarence Hemmeon
  • In a decade or two overhead transit will become the main factor in the express delivery of passengers, mails, and goods.

    Aviation in Peace and War Sir Frederick Hugh Sykes

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