Missive

Definition of Missive

Mis´sive
a.1.Specially sent; intended or prepared to be sent; as, a letter missive.
2.Missile.
Letters missive
letters conveying the permission, comand, or advice of a superior authority, as a sovereign. They are addressed and sent to some certain person or persons, and are distinguished from letters patent, which are addressed to the public.
n.1.That which is sent; a writing containing a message.
2.One who is sent; a messenger.

Related Words

address, aerogram, aerogramme, air letter, airmail letter, business letter, chain letter, correspondence, cover letter, covering letter, crank letter, dead letter, dead mail, destination, document, encyclical, encyclical letter, epistle, fan letter, form letter, invitation, letter, letter of intent, line, mail, name and address, open letter, pastoral, personal letter, postscript, PS, round robin, text, textual matter
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