printed matter


noun

any of various kinds of printed material that qualifies for a special postal rate.
a classification of international mail consisting of such items, including catalogs and circulars.

Origin of printed matter

First recorded in 1875–80
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Related Words for printed matter

book, copy, literature, magazine, newspaper, print

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Historical Examples of printed matter

  • Mailing these things out by printed-matter, fourth class mail costs 7-1/2 cents.

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