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mail1 (sometimes pl.) the system organized to send and deliver letters, parcels, and the like; postal system. [4 definitions]
mail2 flexible armor made of overlapped or linked metal rings. [2 definitions]
mailbag a large bag with a shoulder strap used by one who delivers mail. [2 definitions]
mailbox a public depository for outgoing mail. [2 definitions]
mail carrier one whose job is to deliver mail.
mailer a person who addresses and mails letters, packages, and the like. [3 definitions]
Mailgram trademark for a telegram processed through the postal service.
maillot a coarse stretchable jersey fabric. [3 definitions]
mailman a man whose job is to deliver mail; postman.
mail order an order for goods that are available through the mail.
mail-order house a company or firm that does its business through the mail.
maim to cripple or disable, usu. by destroying or rendering useless a limb or extremity. [2 definitions]
main most important; chief; primary. [5 definitions]
main clause in grammar, esp. in a sentence that contains more than one clause, a clause that can function by itself as a sentence; independent clause.
main drag (slang) the main street of a town.
Maine a U.S. state in the northeastern corner of the country. (abbr.: ME)
mainframe a computer with esp. large capacity, able to accommodate numerous terminals.
mainland the principal land mass of a country, continent, or region, as distinguished from adjacent islands or peninsulas.
mainly for the most part; chiefly; principally.
mainmast the principal or tallest mast of a sailing ship.
mainsail the principal, lowermost sail on the mainmast of a sailing ship.