(in the U.S. Postal Service) nonpreferential mail consisting of packages and parcels, weighing one pound or more sent at fourth-class rates.: Compare fourth class.
the branch of a postal service that processes and delivers parcels.
the service this branch renders.
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How to use parcel post in a sentence
Couldn't you send me some by parcel post to the railway station of Ain-Fezza?Remarkable Rogues | Charles Kingston
They carried off valuables in an automobile, and returned the same, piece-meal, by parcel post.Nothing But the Truth | Frederic S. Isham
It must be specially observed that postal correspondence, and not parcels sent by parcel post, are immune from capture.International Law. A Treatise. Volume II (of 2) | Lassa Francis Oppenheim
Why did the country merchant object so strenuously to the passage of the parcel post law?Business English | Rose Buhlig
South Africa has been successfully operating an agricultural parcel post.Business English | Rose Buhlig