from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A person with whom one becomes acquainted through a friendly, regular correspondence.

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  • noun A person with whom one communicates using letters, usually over a long distance.

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  • noun a person you come to know by frequent friendly correspondence


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