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 for mail server
From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  mail server
  mail hub
  
     1.  A program that distributes files or
     information in response to requests sent via electronic
     mail.  Examples on the Internet include Almanac and
     netlib.  Mail servers are also used on Bitnet.
  
     In the days before Internet access was widespread and UUCP
     mail links were common, mail servers could be used to provide
     remote services which might now be provided via FTP or
     WWW.
  
     2.  (Or "mail hub") A computer used to store and/or
     forward electronic mail.
  
     (1995-05-05)
  

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