What does the word telegram mean?

Usage examples for telegram

  1. As it was a telegram was received back in reply. – Ayala's Angel by Anthony Trollope
  2. There was one telegram in which this Chester Hunt had summoned the woman to Atlanta. – Mary Louise and Josie O'Gorman by Emma Speed Sampson
  3. Ned looked up from his telegram with a glint in his eye that was hardly a lover's glance. – Simon by J. Storer Clouston