postal card


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n postal card a card for sending messages by post without an envelope
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Postal 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.
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In literature:

You are, therefore, requested to signify by postal card your intentions and wishes as to the enlarged JOURNAL.
"Buchanan's Journal of Man, December 1887" by Various
Possibly you have never reflected upon the fact that Postal Cards and Letters have any feelings.
"Harper's Young People, March 2, 1880" by Various
Don't conduct private correspondence on a postal card.
"Social Life" by Maud C. Cooke
Postal Card's Story, The, 221.
"Harper's Young People, 1880 Index" by Various
A postal-card and a pencil and paper take up but little room, and may be very convenient.
"St. Nicholas Magazine for Boys and Girls, Vol. V, August, 1878, No 10." by Various
There was a postal card addressed to Hugo Ennis.
"The Peace of Roaring River" by George van Schaick
The hermit was on hand with his postal-carded romance.
"Seven Keys to Baldpate" by Earl Derr Biggers
Then she took a postal card which had been laid between the two stiff cardboard leaves.
"Roy Blakeley in the Haunted Camp" by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
Some months later, Allen, the clerk, got a postal-card from One-eyed Dutchy.
"McClure's Magazine, Vol. XXXI, No. 4, August 1908" by Various
A postal card will do.
"Harper's Round Table, May 21, 1895" by Various
Copies of the "Bismarck celebration postal-card" are now on sale with the dealers.
"Harper's Round Table, June 18, 1895" by Various
Use a postal card, not a letter, and put no other matter upon it.
"Harper's Round Table, August 27, 1895" by Various
If you wish to distribute Round Table Prospectuses, make the request on a separate postal card from the one on which you ask for a new Patent.
"Harper's Round Table, September 10, 1895" by Various
I have thirty-seven postal cards from him.
"A Top-Floor Idyl" by George van Schaick
The name cards can be English hunting scene postals.
"Dinners and Luncheons" by Paul Pierce
During eleven weeks 6000 letters and 1000 postal cards were written, and 100,000 petition-blanks were distributed.
"The Modern Woman's Rights Movement" by Kaethe Schirmacher
Then I sit down and writ a postal card t' the boys.
"Alec Lloyd, Cowpuncher" by Eleanor Gates
The bottom was quite covered with postal cards containing lists of twenty names each.
"The Bread Line" by Albert Bigelow Paine
We got outside at last and were nailed by a frowsy man who wanted to sell one grimy postal card of the Chapel of Bones.
"The Ship Dwellers" by Albert Bigelow Paine
The postal card said she had met him?
"The Enchanted Barn" by Grace Livingston Hill Lutz

In news:

Postal clerk Davicene Pearson sorts through Christmas cards and other mail at the main Postal Service office in Goldsboro.
Today is the last day to send holiday cards and packages via regular rate through the US Postal Service to.
Former Postal employee Marie Birmingham-Harlin said a surveillance camera caught her former boss stealing gift cards from the mail.
Did you know that 17% of the population of the United States moves in any given year, but less than 70% of those moving file a change-of-address card with the Postal Service.
Federal prosecutors say a former New York postal worker who admits to stealing from the mail took a Mickey Mantle baseball card, cash, jewelry and gold before being caught.
Within hours of learning from US Postal Service officials on Tuesday that voter registration cards would no longer be welcome for distribution at post offices, two people were taking action.
Betty Lin-Fisher: Financial aid advisory, free insurance guides, postal information and dealing with calls Rachel, or Card Services.
During the holidays, the postal service handles up to 17.9 billion pieces of mail , including cards, letters and packages.
The more we pay bills online and send e-cards, the more it hurts the US Postal Service , which last fiscal year lost $5.1 billion.
Hawaii residents should send first-class and Priority Mail cards, letters and packages by Dec 19 to ensure delivery to the mainland by Christmas, the US Postal Service said Monday.
The more we pay bills online and send e-cards, the more it hurts the US Postal Service, which last fiscal year lost $5.1 billion.
Postal worker pleads guilty to stealing gift cards, mail.
The Postal Service anticipates delivering approximately 17.9 billion letters, cards and packages between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day.