Part of speech: noun

The art of conveying intelligence by telegraph.

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Usage examples "telegraphy":

  1. Youth has its own methods of telegraphy, and the hills people are master hands at secrecy. - "A Son of the Hills", Harriet T. Comstock.
  2. At a mile above earth, however, this difficulty is not presented, and it may be that a superior kind of wireless telegraphy will be introduced some day by the use of talking balloons. - "Careers of Danger and Daring", Cleveland Moffett.
  3. From far away, carried by the telegraphy of the earth- and there are few conductors that are better- was the steady pound, pound, pound of shock after shock as it traveled along the hanging wall. - "The Cross-Cut", Courtney Ryley Cooper.