- (in a door or partition) a slot through which letters can be pushed.
Origin of letter drop
An Americanism dating back to 1885–90
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Examples from the Web for letter drop
He heard the postman's step in the hall and saw the envelopes begin to shuttle themselves through the slit of his letter-drop.McTeague