postal clerk

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n postal clerk a clerk in a post office
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Usage

In literature:

On Friday eleven postal clerks, all alive, were taken from the debris of the Post Office.
"The San Francisco Calamity" by Various
If each person were to call out the secret of his letter, the clerks themselves would veil their faces and forget the postal alphabet.
"The Cross of Berny" by Emile de Girardin
The gross postal receipts for the year 1888 were but $14,809, and the office force consists of three clerks and five carriers.
"A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents, Volume IX." by Benjamin Harrison
Mr. Carpenter was employed as a railway postal clerk at a salary of $800 per annum.
"A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents" by Grover Cleveland
I saw a clerk at the postal money-order office in St Paul.
"The Golden Censer" by John McGovern
You are not authorized to issue passes for travelling in a Postal Car except to a Railway Mail Clerk actually going on duty.
"General Instructions For The Guidance Of Post Office Inspectors In The Dominion Of Canada" by Alexander Campbell
From the governor general to the most insignificant postal clerk, all were appointed from Downing Street.
"Canada: the Empire of the North" by Agnes C. Laut
For a time he was a postal clerk at Poland, Ohio.
"History of the United States, Volume 5" by E. Benjamin Andrews
He had not found her registered at either of the two hotels, and the postal clerk reported her mail uncalled for.
"Seven Miles to Arden" by Ruth Sawyer
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
The Postal Clerks' Herald.
"The Development of Rates of Postage" by A. D. Smith
It is a silly practice to do so and causes the postal clerks a great deal of trouble.
"Book of Etiquette" by Lillian Eichler
I am not jealous of postal clerks.
"The Pullman Boycott" by W. F. Burns
Won't you complain to your postal clerk son-in-law, too?
"Fifty Contemporary One-Act Plays" by Various
Colored postal clerks are in disfavor in the South, though not colored postmen.
"Half a Man" by Mary White Ovington
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In news:

Postal clerk Davicene Pearson sorts through Christmas cards and other mail at the main Postal Service office in Goldsboro.
About 25,500 front-office clerks, mail handlers, drivers and other employees have accepted an early-retirement offer from the US Postal Service, among the money-losing agency's largest efforts in recent years to shed employees.
US Postal Service clerk Billy Shannon handles a package Mariena Webb is sending to California on Thursday at the Lake Jackson Branch post office.
As part of the US Postal Service's downsizing plan, about 24,000 unionized clerks and mechanics have applied for buyouts or early retirement.
Curt, the postal clerk assigned to Olaloa, bundles up my mail and sees me safely to my door.
When Fernald is notified that mail fraud or theft involves a ballot, he says the postal service collaborates with the Lane County Clerk's office to sort everything out.
US Postal clerk Shun Wong waits for customers at the US Postal Service Bayview Station /Getty.
She began her postal career as a distribution clerk at the Vermillion Post Office in 1999.
United States Postal Ser­vice clerks Sherri Fry (fore­ground) and Cecilia Eas­ton sort daily mail in the USPS Sun­bury branch.
Rideout, a 61-year-old retired postal worker, is currently serving his first four-year term as clerk.
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