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postage US English

The sending or conveying of letters and parcels by mail

postage due US English

That part of the postage that was not prepaid

penny postage US English

The delivery of letters, etc., for a charge of a penny each; specifically the system of delivery devised by Rowland Hill (1795–1879) and introduced into Britain and its colonies in 1840.

postage book US English

A book in which expenditure on postage is recorded.

postage-free US English

= post-free.

postage label US English

(Also more fully postage label stamp) = postage stamp.

postage meter US English

A machine that prints an official mark or signature on a letter or parcel to indicate that postage has been paid or does not need to be paid

postage stamp US English

A small adhesive piece of paper of specified value issued by a postal authority to be affixed to a letter or parcel to indicate the amount of postage paid

postage-metered US English

(Of post) that has been stamped by a postage meter.

postage currency US English

A paper currency of denominations less than a dollar, bearing a design depicting one or more postage stamps, which was issued during the American Civil War to replace the actual postage stamps then being used instead of lower denomination silver coin which was in short supply.

postage envelope US English

An envelope on which the postage has already been paid.

postage-stamp currency US English

= postage currency.

postage label stamp in postage label US English

(Also more fully postage label stamp) = postage stamp.