telegraph

Part of speech: verb

To send by telegraph; communicate by telegraph.

Part of speech: noun

An apparatus for transmitting messages, especially by electricity.

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Usage examples "telegraph":

  1. The telegraph office was quiet. - "The Vultures", Henry Seton Merriman.
  2. There is a telegraph office here. - "A Daughter of the Union", Lucy Foster Madison.
  3. The officer was acquainted with all that Prescott had told Curtis about his absence in search of the missing man, and had been advised by telegraph of the assistance he had rendered in Wandle's arrest. - "Prescott of Saskatchewan", Harold Bindloss.