What does the word delivery mean?

Usage examples for delivery

  1. There was something ominous about this unexpected summons, or perhaps about the manner of its delivery. – Flowing Gold by Rex Beach
  2. There came by the morning delivery of letters one addressed to " Miss Fleming." – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  3. I haven't got money to send a telegram, not even a special delivery letter! – The Flockmaster of Poison Creek by George W. Ogden