One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1(in Paris) a system of conveying mail along tubes by air pressure.‘she delivered invitations to the party by means of the pneumatique’
- ‘Now Parisians are offered "same day" delivery post express to replace the pneumatique.’
- 1.1 A message conveyed by pneumatique.‘Prue communicated the good news by sending me a pneumatique’
- ‘Sometimes they would send a pneumatique telling him to meet them at the Dome.’
- ‘He sent Arrieu a pneumatique on Thursday 17 November 1932.’
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