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return

 [re-tern´]
a coming back.
venous return the flow of blood into the heart from the peripheral vessels.

return

(rē-tŭrn'),
1. Going or coming back; in cardiology, refers to blood flow.
2. In phlebotomy, the appearance of blood in the hub of the venipuncture apparatus.
[M.E., fr. L.L. retorno, , to turn again]
References in classic literature ?
To this letter, I received an answer by return of post. As I read it, I seemed to hear Agnes speaking to me.
Write to me by return of post, judge of my anxiety, and do not trifle with it.
The lawyer had not answered Sir Patrick's inquiry by return of post.
Wemmick sent him the particulars, I understand, by return of post. Probably it is through Provis that you have received the explanation of Magwitch - in New South Wales?"
In other respects their "instructions" in relation to the wife of their client were (as they were pleased to express it) "generous to a fault." I had only to write to them, and they would furnish me with a copy by return of post.