Pronunciation: (māl),[key] —n. 1. letters, packages, etc., that are sent or delivered by means of the postal system: Storms delayed delivery of the mail. 2. a single collection of such letters, packages, etc., as sent or delivered: to open one's mail; to find a bill in the mail; The mail for England was put on the noon plane. 3. Also,mails.the system, usually operated or supervised by the national government, for sending or delivering letters, packages, etc.; postal system: to buy clothes by mail. 4. a train, boat, etc., as a carrier of postal matter.
5. copy the mail,CB Slang.to monitor or listen to a CB transmission.
—adj. of or pertaining to mail.
—v.t. 1. to send by mail; place in a post office or mailbox for transmission.
2. to transmit by electronic mail.
Pronunciation: (māl),[key] —n. 1. flexible armor of interlinked rings.
2. any flexible armor or covering, as one having a protective exterior of scales or small plates.
3. Textiles.an oval piece of metal pierced with a hole through which the warp ends are threaded, serving as an eyelet on a heddle or esp. on the harness cords of a Jacquard loom.
—v.t. to clothe or arm with mail.
Pronunciation: (māl),[key] —n.Scot. monetary payment or tribute, esp. rent or tax. Also,maill.