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Mail train   /meɪl treɪn/   Listen
Mail train

A train that carries mail.

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"Mail train" Quotes from Famous Books

... And we feel loyally resigned, especially as there happens to be good snipe ground where we are, and we can't return before midday to-morrow, and so can have a long half-day's shooting before we hitch on to the south mail train. ...
— From Edinburgh to India & Burmah • William G. Burn Murdoch

... entirely preoccupied with concealing their ignorance and discontent with life, and he, too, to conceal his uneasiness, smiled affably and talked of trivialities. Then he went to the station and saw the mail train come in and go out, and it was agreeable to him to be alone and not to have ...
— The Party and Other Stories • Anton Chekhov

... afterward, when the train came up, he had mingled with the crowd getting off and getting on, and so eluded observation, and had slipped away and hidden himself in the thicket until dark, so as to make every one concerned believe that he had gone off by the mail train ...
— For Woman's Love • Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth

... answered. "I am going to the Foreign Office about my passport—I have some interest there: they can give me letters; they can advise and assist me. I leave to-night by the mail train ...
— The Law and the Lady • Wilkie Collins

Words linked to "Mail train" :   railroad train, train, mail car

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