mailable
adjective see mail III

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Mailable — Mail a*ble, a. Admissible lawfully into the mail. Opposed to {non mailable}. Dangerous items such as explosives, weapons, or corrosive chemicals are often classified by the postal authorities as non mailable. [U.S.] [1913 Webster +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mailable — mailability, n. /may leuh beuhl/, adj. legally acceptable as mail, as in terms of content, size, or weight. [1835 45, Amer.; MAIL1 + ABLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • mailable — adjective That can be (legally) sent by mail. Ant: nonmailable See Also: mailability …   Wiktionary

  • mailable — mail·a·ble || meɪlÉ™bl adj. able to be mailed, able to be sent by mail …   English contemporary dictionary

  • mailable — mail·able …   English syllables

  • mailable — mail•a•ble [[t]ˈmeɪ lə bəl[/t]] adj. acceptable as mail • Etymology: 1835–45, amer. mail a•bil′i•ty, n …   From formal English to slang

  • mailable — Suitable or admissible for transmission by the mail; belonging to the classes of articles which, by the laws and postal regulations, may be sent by mail …   Black's law dictionary

  • mailable — Suitable or admissible for transmission by the mail; belonging to the classes of articles which, by the laws and postal regulations, may be sent by mail …   Black's law dictionary

  • mailable — adj. acceptable for conveyance by post …   Useful english dictionary

  • mailable matter — Matter which may be lawfully conveyed in the United States mails, or be delivered by a postmaster or letter carrier. United States ex rel. Milwaukee Social Democratic Publishing Co. v Burleson, 255 US 407, 410, 65 L Ed 704, 708, 41 S Ct 352 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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