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ok on the car in like manner carries off the bags from the station. Other plans have scoops or cylinders on the car which pocket the mail-bag suspended from a crane or lying upon a support from which it may be shoveled, picked, or shot by the device on the car. A somewhat similar converse arrangement deposits at the station the bag carried by the car. Mail-coach. A carriage chartered by the postoffice department or hired to carry postal matter. Mail-coaches were introduced by Robert Palmer of Bristol, England, in 1784. Mail′ing-ma-chine′. A machine for attaching addresses to newspapers, etc., for transmission by mail. See addressing-machine; also, Ringwalt's Encyelopaedia of printing, pp. 226, 227. Mail-net. (Fabric.) A form of loom-made net, which is a combination of common gauze and whipnet in the same fabric. The whole fabric is a continued succession of right-angled triangles, of which the woof forms the basis, the gauze part the perpendiculars, and the<