Origin of postal
Examples from the Web for postal
Goff says he registered a postal forwarding service there.
On October 5, 2013, Wilson pointed a pistol at a postal clerk.
Mavis Lilian Lever was born in Dulwich, south London, on May 5, 1921, the daughter of a postal worker and a seamstress.Week in Death: The Woman Who Cracked Hitler’s Codes|The Telegraph|November 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
This man will get a job at the Postal Service, “pretty high up.”
The federal government cut about 14,000 positions, with most of those coming from the postal service.Jobs Report: Don’t Panic Yet—the Numbers Will (Probably) Be Revised Up|Daniel Gross|April 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Let us therefore compare for a moment the railroad costs of the express traffic with the railroad costs of the Postal System.The Express Companies of the United States|Bert Benedict
Everybody reads a postal, and everybody would read it as it came along, and see its importance, and help it on.The Peterkin Papers|Lucretia P Hale
The safest ways to remit are by registered letter or postal note.
These were the reply card and the Postal Union card in a change of color.Canada: Its Postage Stamps and Postal Stationery|Clifton Armstrong Howes
Please send me a set of the postal cards formerly sent to Tip Top readers, if you still have them.Owen Clancy's Happy Trail|Burt L. Standish
British Dictionary definitions for postal
Word Origin and History for postal
"pertaining to the mail system," 1843, on model of French postale (1836), from post (n.3). Noun meaning "state of irrational and violent anger" (usually in phrase going postal) attested by 1997, in reference to a cluster of news-making workplace shootings in U.S. by what were commonly described as "disgruntled postal workers" (the cliche itself, though not the phrase, goes back at least to 1994).