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1) airmail. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: airˇmailed, airˇmailˇing, airˇmails To send (a letter, for example) by air. Of, relating to, or for use with air mail. air mail also airmail 1. The...

2) airmail. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...airmail, transport of mail by airplanes. Demonstration flights that showed the feasibility of carrying mail by air were made in Great Britain and in the United States...

3) surface mail. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. Mail transported over land and sea rather than by air. 2. The system of transportating surface mail....

4) Brown, Walter Folger. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...As Postmaster General (1929-33) under President Hoover, Brown secured a reduction of air mail rates and a consolidation of air mail routes-policies that aided the...

5) Saint-Exupery, Antoine de. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...a commercial pilot and published his first story in 1926. Mainly involved in the nascent air-mail industry, he flew in Europe, Africa, and South America. During World...

6) airline industry. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...States, commercial airlines developed more slowly. The U.S. Post Office established an air mail service in 1919 and played an important role in developing air travel...

7) 123. Bard. T. Gray. The Golden Treasury
...on thy banners wait; Tho' fann'd by Conquest's crimson wing They mock the air with idle state. Helm nor hauberk's twisted mail, 5 Nor e'en thy virtues, Tyrant, shall...

8) 290. The Bard. Pindaric Ode. Thomas Gray. 1909-14. English Poetry I: From Chaucer to Gray. The Harvard Classics
...on thy banners wait! Tho fann d by Conquest s crimson wing They mock the air with idle state. Helm, nor hauberk s twisted mail 5 Nor e en thy virtues, tyrant, shall...

9) 33274. Kraus, Karl. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...out of human skin. When people were traveling in mail coaches, the world got ahead better than it does now that salesmen fly through the air. What good is speed if...

10) slot 1. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...opening; a groove or slit: a slot for coins in a vending machine; a mail slot. 2. A gap between a main and auxiliary airfoil to provide space for airflow and facilitate...

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