- the delivery of mail directly to the recipient's address without charge to the recipient: Before free delivery people had to pick up their mail at the post office or pay a letter carrier to deliver it.
Origin of free delivery
First recorded in 1860–65
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Examples from the Web for free delivery
After awhile we established what is known as the free-delivery system.The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 10 (of 12)
Robert G. Ingersoll
The free-delivery system has been extended to 19 additional cities during the year, and 178 now enjoy its conveniences.
Proper legislation of this character for the relief of carriers in the free-delivery service has been frequent.
It will permit the more rapid extension of the free-delivery system by affording a larger basis for its sustenance.The Arena