special delivery stamp
a stamp of special design, having a value indicating an extra fee in addition to the regular postage, and affixed to an item of mail to ensure its special delivery.
Discover The Influence Of Portuguese On English Via This Quiz!
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Which of the following bird names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
Words nearby special delivery stamp
Origin of special delivery stamp
An Americanism dating back to 1920–25
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