from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An unadorned card printed with the image of a postage stamp, issued by a government and used for sending messages. Also called post card.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. 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.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a card for sending messages by post without an envelope


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