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for Registered letter
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Register \Reg"is*ter\ (r[e^]j"[i^]s*t[~e]r), v. t. [imp. & p. p.
Registere (-t?rd); p. pr. & vb. n. Registering.] [Cf. F.
regisrer, exregistrer, LL. registrare. See Register, n.]
1. To enter in a register; to record formally and distinctly,
as for future use or service.
2. To enroll; to enter in a list.
Such follow him as shall be registered. --Milton.
3. (Securities) To enter the name of the owner of (a share of
stock, a bond, or other security) in a register, or record
book. A registered security is transferable only on the
written assignment of the owner of record and on surrender
of his bond, stock certificate, or the like.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
Registered letter, a letter, the address of which is, on
payment of a special fee, registered in the post office
and the transmission and delivery of which are attended to
with particular care.
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