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noun 
  1. regular delivery of letters and small parcels, see also post
  2. the organisation which operates such service (e.g. in Britain the Royal Mail)
  3. the letters and parcels delivered by such service
  4. abbreviated from "electronic mail", a store and forward message service on a computer, often using the Internet
  5. armour consisting of metal rings or plates linked together.
verb 
  1. (transitive) to send (a letter or parcel) through the mail
adjective 
  1. made of armoured material (a mail shirt)
  2. of or pertaining to mail/post
     
Marshal Tweet Definition of Marshal Like Definition of Marshal on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. An English surname, a rare spelling of Marshall.
  2. (given name, male) derived from the surname, usually spelled Marshall.
     
moline Tweet Definition of moline Like Definition of moline on Facebook
noun 
  1. The crossed iron that supports the upper millstone by resting on the spindle; a millrind.
     
morion Tweet Definition of morion Like Definition of morion on Facebook
noun 
  1. (context, armor) A kind of open helmet used in the 16th and 17th centuries, having no visor or bever, and somewhat resembling a hat.
  • 1786: The is a kind of open helmet, without visor or bever, somewhat resembling a hat; it was commonly worn by the harqubussiers and musqueteers. — Francis Grose, A Treatise on Ancient Armour and Weapons, page 12.
     
muffler Tweet Definition of muffler Like Definition of muffler on Facebook
noun 
  1. part of the exhaust pipe of a car that dampens the noise the engine produces
  2. a type of scarf
     
mullet Tweet Definition of mullet Like Definition of mullet on Facebook
noun (mullet or mullets)
  1. A fish of the genus Mugil.
     

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