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rejection slip

noun
1.
a notification of rejection, attached by a publisher to a manuscript before returning the work to its author.
Origin of rejection slip
1905-1910
First recorded in 1905-10
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  • How I wish some magazine would get a new kind of rejection slip!

    The Pot Boiler Upton Sinclair
  • One of these pluggers declares he blesses the rejection slip because it "eliminates so many quitters."

    If You Don't Write Fiction Charles Phelps Cushing
  • The rejection slip was so tactfully worded that he felt kindly toward the editor.

    Martin Eden Jack London

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