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  1. British. postpaid.
  2. free of postal charges, as government mail.
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  1. British. postpaid.
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Origin of post-free

First recorded in 1880–85; post3 + -free
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Examples from the Web for post-free

Historical Examples

  • Spare blank linen-jointed leaves can be had, 1/9 per dozen, or 2/3 per dozen if with gilt edges, post-free; abroad extra.

    Stamp Collecting as a Pastime

    Edward J. Nankivell

  • Were both copies mailed to Washington (post-free by law) this duty would be diminished by one-half.

    A Book for All Readers

    Ainsworth Rand Spofford

  • There are also small boxes, which you can get addressed and sent, post-free, for three or four francs inclusive.

  • Send them to me by the diligence, that I may give them myself to Herr von Dummhoff, who will then remit them post-free.

British Dictionary definitions for post-free


adverb, adjective
  1. British with the postage prepaid; post-paid
  2. free of postal charge
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