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English definition of “mail slot”

mail slot

noun [C] uk   US (UK letterbox) us  
a rectangular hole in the door or in a wall near the entrance of a house or other building, through which letters, etc. are putThe postal system
(Definition of mail slot from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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