“They were mailing applications to the state for licenses for single-family residences on addresses they made up,” says Hogin.
He asked for my mailing address so Duke could send me some coupons and things.
Abortion is not my beat, and the mailing lists that I am on weren't exactly blasting the news of this trial.
The thought of her mailing the check was so repulsive I stopped eating the mangoes cold.
“Boarding is basically a way of, for lack of a better word, mailing it in,” an agent told The Hollywood Reporter.
I'm mailing this early, so it should reach you in the late afternoon mail.
At a certain date each month your periodical must be ready for mailing.
He followed her to the office, where the monthly statements were ready for mailing.
Should she hand the secretary her resignation instead of mailing it?
I returned from mailing your letter at dawn this morning, very tired from the tension of the night.
"post, letters," c.1200, "a traveling bag," from Old French male "wallet, bag, bundle," from Frankish *malha or some other Germanic source, from Proto-Germanic *malho- (cf. Old High German malaha "wallet, bag," Middle Dutch male "bag"), from PIE *molko- "skin, bag." Sense extension to "letters and parcels" (18c.) is via "bag full of letter" (1650s) or "person or vehicle who carries postal matter" (1650s). In 19c. England, mail was letters going abroad, while home dispatches were post. Sense of "personal batch of letters" is from 1844, originally American English.
"metal ring armor," c.1300, from Old French maille "link of mail, mesh of net," from Latin macula "mesh in a net," originally "spot, blemish," on notion that the gaps in a net or mesh looked like spots.
"rent, payment," from Old English mal (see blackmail (n.)).
"send by post," 1828, American English, from mail (n.1). Related: Mailed; mailing; mailable. Mailing list attested from 1876.