penny post

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noun

(formerly) any of various postal systems delivering mail for a penny a letter.

Nearby words

  1. penny black,
  2. penny dreadful,
  3. penny for your thoughts, a,
  4. penny loafer,
  5. penny pincher,
  6. penny saved is a penny earned, a,
  7. penny shares,
  8. penny stock,
  9. penny whistle,
  10. penny wise and pound foolish

Origin of penny post

First recorded in 1670–80

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