registered mail
noun Date: 1886 mail recorded in the post office of mailing and at each successive point of transmission and guaranteed special care in delivery

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • registered mail — prepaid first class mail that has been recorded at a post office prior to delivery for safeguarding against loss, theft, or damage during transmission. [1850 55] * * * …   Universalium

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