from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The charge for mailing an item.
- n. The stamps, labels, or printing placed on an item to be mailed as evidence of payment of this charge.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The charge for posting an item.
- n. The postage stamp, or similar token, affixed to an item of post as evidence of payment.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The price established by law to be paid for the conveyance of a letter or other mailable matter by a public post.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of posting or going by post; hence, passage; journey.
- n. The rate or charge levied on letters or other articles conveyed by post.
- n. The hire of a horse for traveling; the sum paid for the hire.
- n. The sending of letters, etc., by post.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the charge for mailing something
- n. a small adhesive token stuck on a letter or package to indicate that that postal fees have been paid
Sorry, no etymologies found.
(Free normal postage or + $2.50 for register post) * I will not be responsible if your item get damage or lost due to postage*
Looks like the only way you should have to pay for the increase in postage is if you mail it at a postal counter.
Just for my own information, I just took the time to see what a book that cost $17.96 on both Amazon and Barnes & Noble would cost me in postage (and custom's duty in the case of Amazon direct) here in Mazatlán.
I don't think postage is a good use of our family's money.
Our person wishes she could send you a get well package, but postage from the U.S. to your home is expensive.
I just Gore Vidal The Last Empire for 1p on Amazon and the postage was a lot less than the petrol and parking.
A letter with our name and address handwritten in blue ink can mean a long-lost lover resurfacing or Publishers Clearinghouse telling us we may already be a winner (the postage is the giveaway -- lovers pay full freight).
For the service done by this line in carrying the mails we pay annually the sum of $46,000, being, as estimated, the full sea and United States inland postage, which is the limit fixed by law.
From its square and relatively small area, it is sometimes jocularly called the postage-stamp province; yet it is not less than
I had a couple of cabs, and the postage was a tanner, with another twopence for registration.
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