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Missive meaning

missive - 8 dictionary results

  1. 1. Specially sent; intended or prepared to be sent; as, a letter missive.
  2. 2. Missile.
  3. 3. That which is sent; a writing containing a message.
  4. 4. One who is sent; a messenger.
  5. 5. A letter or message.
  6. 6. Sent specially.
  7. 7. Anything sent, as a letter.
  8. 8. Sent, to be sent or thrown.

missive - examples of usage

  1. The missive was bulky. - "Reminiscences of a South African Pioneer", W. C. Scully.
  2. And when, some little time thereafter, the others were in the billiard- room, it was Madge herself who slipped out from the house and went and dropped that missive into the nearest pillar letter- box. - "The Beautiful Wretch; The Pupil of Aurelius; and The Four Macnicols", William Black.
  3. Morrow turned up the wick of his own lamp and stared curiously at the missive. - "The Crevice", William John Burns and Isabel Ostrander.
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