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- n. A vehicle used by mail carriers to store and deliver mail.
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We do the same thing with stock quotes, the color hat the chef at Benihana’s will wear, the time the mail truck will come, etc.
Not wanting anyone to know of her return, Meggie rode out to Drogheda on the mail truck with old Bluey Williams, Justine in a basket on the seat beside her.
But now I sketched in a few hurrying pedestrians, and then some of the traffic: a carriage, a waiting hack-line of two-wheeled hansoms at the Broadway corner, an enormous green-and-yellow mail truck pulled by four horses on its way to the post office.