rural free delivery
noun Date: 1892 free delivery of mail to a rural area — called also rural delivery

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • rural free delivery — (rfd) R.F.D., type of mail service for outlying rural areas …   English contemporary dictionary

  • rural free delivery — noun free government delivery of mail in outlying country areas • Syn: ↑RFD • Hypernyms: ↑mail, ↑mail service, ↑postal service, ↑post * * * noun also …   Useful english dictionary

  • rural free delivery — former name for rural delivery service. Abbr.: R.F.D. [1890 95, Amer.] * * * ▪ United States postal service       service begun in the United States in 1896 to deliver mail directly to farm families. Before RFD, rural inhabitants had to pick up… …   Universalium

  • rural free delivery — ru′ral free′ deliv′ery n. mail delivery of mail in rural communities …   From formal English to slang

  • rural free delivery — The delivery of mail on routes extending beyond city or village limits, particularly in rural areas …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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  • free delivery — A service rendered by some retail establishments. See rural free delivery …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Rural Letter Carrier — Rural Letter Carriers deliver mail in what was traditionally considered rural areas of the United States. The rural carrier work force is comprised of the following categories of employees:Regular Carriers (Designation Code 71) For administrative …   Wikipedia

  • rural delivery — ☆ rural delivery n. delivery of mail by carriers on routes in rural areas: formerly rural free delivery * * * …   Universalium

  • rural delivery — ☆ rural delivery n. delivery of mail by carriers on routes in rural areas: formerly rural free delivery …   English World dictionary

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