Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. On a postal or mail railroad-car, a plate with an opening closed by a hinged flap, for receiving letters for the post along the route of the train.

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Examples

  • One morning about a week after Marcus had left for the southern part of the State, McTeague found an oblong letter thrust through the letter-drop of the door of his "Parlors."

    McTeague

  • He heard the postman's step in the hall and saw the envelopes begin to shuttle themselves through the slit of his letter-drop.

    McTeague

  • The radio and letter-drop campaign aims to turn opposition to the federal government's proposed 40 per cent mining super tax into votes at the next election.

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  • “John had taken me for a tour of the house a few days before,” Celeste said, “so I knew about this letter-drop thing into the garage.

    Bitter Harvest

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