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date-stamp

[deyt-stamp]
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verb (used with object)
  1. to stamp the date on, as with a date stamp: He date-stamped every letter received.
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Origin of date-stamp

First recorded in 1925–30

date stamp

noun
  1. a device for stamping dates and frequently the place of origin or receipt, as on postal matter.
  2. the information stamped by this device.
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Origin of date stamp

First recorded in 1855–60
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Examples from the Web for date-stamp

Historical Examples

  • The date-stamp likewise showed that it must have been posted in London.

    David Elginbrod

    George MacDonald

  • Things must be very wrong when they could get hold of a date-stamp and use it in that way.

    John Caldigate

    Anthony Trollope

  • And they got hold of some young man at the post-office who knew how to fix a date-stamp with a past date.

    John Caldigate

    Anthony Trollope


British Dictionary definitions for date-stamp

date stamp

noun
  1. an adjustable rubber stamp for recording the date
  2. an inked impression made by this
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