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mailcoach

US and Canadian mailcar

noun
  1. a railway coach specially constructed for the transportation of mail
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Historical Examples

  • When the system of mailcoach lines reached its highest perfection, the mails were handled as they are today.

    Historic Highways of America (Vol. 10)

    Archer Butler Hulbert


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