postage

Part of speech: noun

The charge levied on mail- matter.

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Usage examples "postage":

  1. Send 2 cents postage for each pamphlet. - "Oregon, Washington and Alaska; Sights and Scenes for the Tourist", E. L. Lomax.
  2. Congress took control of the post- office on condition that no more revenue should be raised from postage than should suffice to discharge the expenses of the service. - "The Critical Period of American History", John Fiske.
  3. Postage here is also double what it is in Florence. - "Cambridge Sketches", Frank Preston Stearns.