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

  • n. Distribution of mail to members of a military unit.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A call of the names of those persons receiving mail for the purpose of transmitting mail to them; -- a technique used in the military services to deliver mail to enlisted personnel.

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

  • n. a call of names of those receiving mail


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