Postal money order
Postal Post"al, a. [Cf. F. postal.] Belonging to the post office or mail service; as, postal arrangements; postal authorities. [1913 Webster]

{Postal card}, or {Post card}, a card used for transmission of messages through the mails, at a lower rate of postage than a sealed letter; also called {postcard}. Such cards are sold by the government with postage already paid, or by private vendors without a postage stamp. The message is written on one side of the card, and the address on the other.

{Postal money order}. See {Money order}, under {Money}.

{Postal note}, an order payable to bearer, for a sum of money (in the United States less than five dollars under existing law), issued from one post office and payable at another specified office.

{Postal Union}, a union for postal purposes entered into by the most important powers, or governments, which have agreed to transport mail matter through their several territories at a stipulated rate. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • postal money order — Money Mon ey, n.; pl. {Moneys}. [OE. moneie, OF. moneie, F. monnaie, fr. L. moneta. See {Mint} place where coin is made, {Mind}, and cf. {Moidore}, {Monetary}.] 1. A piece of metal, as gold, silver, copper, etc., coined, or stamped, and issued by …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • postal money order — UK US noun [C] MONEY ► MONEY ORDER(Cf. ↑money order) …   Financial and business terms

  • postal money order — A nonmail service provided for a fee for transmitting money. Domestic money orders are sold and redeemed at all post offices, and international money orders are issued to addresses in those countries whose postal administrations have agreements… …   Glossary of postal terms

  • postal money order — noun : money order …   Useful english dictionary

  • postal money order — See post office money order …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Money order — postal money order: Duchy of Brunswick, 1867 A money order is a payment order for a pre specified amount of money. Because it is required that the funds be prepaid for the amount shown on it, it is a more trusted method of payment than a personal …   Wikipedia

  • Money order — Money Mon ey, n.; pl. {Moneys}. [OE. moneie, OF. moneie, F. monnaie, fr. L. moneta. See {Mint} place where coin is made, {Mind}, and cf. {Moidore}, {Monetary}.] 1. A piece of metal, as gold, silver, copper, etc., coined, or stamped, and issued by …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • money order — (See postal money order.) …   Glossary of postal terms

  • money order — money .order n an official document that you buy in a post office or a bank and send to someone so that they can exchange it for money in a bank →↑postal order …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • money order — money orders N COUNT A money order is a piece of paper representing a sum of money which you can buy at a post office and send to someone as a way of sending them money by post. [AM] (in BRIT, use postal,der) …   English dictionary

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