verb (used with object)
to stamp the date on, as with a date stamp: He date-stamped every letter received.
Origin of date-stamp
First recorded in 1925–30
a device for stamping dates and frequently the place of origin or receipt, as on postal matter.
the information stamped by this device.
Origin of date stamp
First recorded in 1855–60
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Historical Examples of date-stamp
The date-stamp likewise showed that it must have been posted in London.
Things must be very wrong when they could get hold of a date-stamp and use it in that way.
And they got hold of some young man at the post-office who knew how to fix a date-stamp with a past date.
British Dictionary definitions for date-stamp
an adjustable rubber stamp for recording the date
an inked impression made by this
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