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Noun: mailbag  'meyl,bag
Usage: N. Amer (elsewhere: postbag)
  1. Pouch used in the shipment of mail
    - mail pouch, postbag [Brit]
  2. Letter carrier's shoulder bag
    "in Britain they call a mailbag a postbag";
    - postbag [Brit]

Derived forms: mailbags

Type of: bag, pouch

Encyclopedia: Mailbag