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Origin of mail order
Words nearby mail order
Definition for mail order (2 of 2)
verb (used with object)
Origin of mail-order
Example sentences from the Web for mail order
Meet the psychics preying on the elderly with a mail-order moneymaking gig that netted them millions a year.
The mail-order business took off, so he closed the magazine and started a record shop.Can Richard Branson Bounce Back From His Space Disaster?|Tom Sykes|November 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Jason is a particular breed himself, a mail-order salesman of animals.The Weird Underground World of Urban Animal Husbandry|Dale Eisinger|May 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Johnson has had his scandals, but he is not the kind of man to go out with a Russian mail-order bride.Boris Johnson Is Right: Some Women Go to College to Find a Husband|Janine di Giovanni|July 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Next to his desk, which does not have computer on it, swims a frog he grew from a mail-order tadpole.
We found the company in Chicago and later the mail-order slip that had been sent by Oswald to Chicago to get the gun.Warren Commission (5 of 26): Hearings Vol. V (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
Buyers of fancy stock prefer to deal directly with producers, and the greater part of the business is mail-order business.Our Domestic Birds|John H. Robinson
It was for all the world like the pictures one saw in mail-order catalogues, he thought with a smile.The Trail of Conflict|Emilie Baker Loring
The mail-order trade grew up side by side with the store trade.How Department Stores Are Carried On|W. B. Phillips
For some years it was operated in a conservative way by a man who had had years of experience in the mail-order business.Analyzing Character|Katherine M. H. Blackford and Arthur Newcomb
British Dictionary definitions for mail order
- a system of buying and selling merchandise through the post
- (as modifier)a mail-order firm