postage

[ poh-stij ]

noun
  1. the charge for the conveyance of a letter or other matter sent by mail, usually prepaid by means of a stamp or stamps.

Origin of postage

1
First recorded in 1580–90; post3 + -age

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British Dictionary definitions for postage

postage

/ (ˈpəʊstɪdʒ) /


noun
    • the charge for delivering a piece of mail

    • (as modifier): postage charges

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