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registered mail

prepaid first-class mail that has been recorded at a post office prior to delivery for safeguarding against loss, theft, or damage during transmission.
Origin of registered mail
First recorded in 1850-55 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • I wrote him, of course, and sent the letter by registered mail, in order to make certain he would receive it.

    Kindred of the Dust Peter B. Kyne
  • That's our post-office, and much safer than registered mail.

    Blacksheep! Blacksheep! Meredith Nicholson
  • But Dan carries a heap of registered mail in which wild men, rather than wild animals, might be interested.

    The Heart of Canyon Pass Thomas K. Holmes
  • Once in the room devoted to the handling of registered mail, Allison made directly for the desk under the lookout.

    On Secret Service William Nelson Taft
  • You will receive a remittance for all her necessary expenses, by registered mail, in a few days.

    Her Dark Inheritance Mrs. E. Burke Collins
  • Did ye ever hear a whisper of her till she began to send herself by registered mail and chain herself to lamp posts?

    Ashton-Kirk, Investigator John T. McIntyre
  • I see Ive got something for you here in the registered mail.

  • Evidence is preferably forwarded by registered mail or railway express, as these means provide records of dispatch and receipt.

    The Science of Fingerprints Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • The size of registered mail packages varies greatly, but 1000 packages for each mail bag should be a conservative guess.

  • In Santiago I was advised by my friends to send them no registered mail.

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