date-stamp

[ deyt-stamp ]
/ ˈdeɪtˌstæmp /

verb (used with object)

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

Definition for date-stamp (2 of 2)

date stamp

noun

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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Example sentences from the Web for date-stamp

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

    David Elginbrod|George MacDonald

British Dictionary definitions for date-stamp

date stamp

noun

an adjustable rubber stamp for recording the date
an inked impression made by this
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