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Noun mail has 5 senses
  1. mail - the bags of letters and packages that are transported by the postal service
    --1 is a kind of
    message
    --1 has parts: letter, missive
    --1 has particulars:
     first class, 1st class, first-class mail, 1st-class mail, priority mail; express, express mail; parcel post; bulk mail; third-class mail, third class; airmail; air mail; surface mail; registered mail, registered post; special delivery
    Derived form: verb mail1
  2. mail, mail service, postal service, post - the system whereby messages are transmitted via the post office; "the mail handles billions of items every day"; "he works for the United States mail service"; "in England they call mail `the post'"
    --2 is a kind of communication, communicating
    --2 has particulars: airmail, airpost; snail mail
    Derived forms: verb mail2, verb mail1
  3. mail - a conveyance that transports mail
    --3 is a kind of
    conveyance, transport
    Derived forms: verb mail2, verb mail1
  4. mail, post - any particular collection of letters or packages that is delivered; "your mail is on the table"; "is there any post for me?"; "she was opening her post"
    --4 is a kind of collection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblage
    --4 has particulars: fan mail; hate mail; mailing
    Derived form: verb mail1
  5. chain mail, ring mail, mail, chain armor, chain armour, ring armor, ring armour - (Middle Ages) flexible armor made of interlinked metal rings
    --5 is a kind of body armor, body armour, suit of armor, suit of armour, coat of mail, cataphract
    --5 has particulars:
     brigandine; habergeon; hauberk, byrnie; voider, gusset
Verb mail has 2 senses
  1. mail, get off - send via the postal service; "I'll mail you the check tomorrow"
    --1 is one way to send, send out
    Derived forms: noun mailer2, noun mail4, noun mail3, noun mail2, noun mail1, noun mailing1, noun mailing2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody something
    Somebody ----s something to somebody
  2. mail, post, send - cause to be directed or transmitted to another place; "send me your latest results"; "I'll mail you the paper when it's written"
    --2 is one way to transfer
    Derived forms: noun mailer2, noun mail3, noun mail2, noun mailing1, noun mailing2
    Sample sentences:
    They mail the parcel to their parents
    They mail them the parcel
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