MAILS


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AcronymDefinition
MAILSMaintenance Activity Information Logistics System
MAILSMultiple Antenna Instrument Landing System
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They were the decaying skeletons of departed mails, and in that lonely place, at that time of night, they looked chill and dismal.
The speaker having folded his arms, and set in comfortably to address his depreciation of them Mails to any of the bystanders who would listen, several voices, out of pure sympathy with the sufferer, confirmed him; one voice saying to Clennam, 'They're a public nuisance, them Mails, sir;' another, 'I see one on 'em pull up within half a inch of a boy, last night;' another, 'I see one on 'em go over a cat, sir--and it might have been your own mother;' and all representing, by implication, that if he happened to possess any public influence, he could not use it better than against them Mails.
If the mail boat doesn't run, I presume there will be something else we can charter.
So the guard of the Dover mail thought to himself, that Friday night in November, one thousand seven hundred and seventy-five, lumbering up Shooter's Hill, as he stood on his own particular perch behind the mail, beating his feet, and keeping an eye and a hand on the arm-chest before him, where a loaded blunderbuss lay at the top of six or eight loaded horse-pistols, deposited on a substratum of cutlass.
This rig of mine's kinder small for the mail bags and I'm some heftier than Thomas
When I get back with the mail, I'll head that way so fast you-all won't see my trail for smoke.
The word "Cape" rises across the face of a dial; a gong strikes: the South African mid-weekly mail is in at the Highgate Receiving Towers.
On one side of the saddle hung a short battle-axe, richly inlaid with Damascene carving; on the other the rider's plumed head-piece and hood of mail, with a long two-handed sword, used by the chivalry of the period.
I could go on telling you odd things that happen here for hours, but I must finish soon as the chap is starting with the mail.
Further particulars may be looked for by the next mail.
Further, I took the civil service examinations for mail carrier and passed first.
I have waited for mail after mail, in the hope of being able to send you some good news at last.