Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of telegrapher.

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Examples

  • And third, the introduction of our own secret agents into every branch of the Oligarchy -- into the labor castes and especially among the telegraphers and secretaries and clerks, into the army, the agents-provocateurs, and the slave-drivers.

    Chapter 16: The End

  • An attempt had been made to place army telegraphers in the telegraph offices, but the wires had been cut in every direction.

    THE DREAM OF DEBS

  • Not a train ran, not a telegraphic message went over the wires, for the telegraphers and railroad men had ceased work along with the rest of the population.

    Chapter 13: The General Strike

  • At the end of the week, as had been prearranged, the telegraphers of Germany and the United

    Chapter 13: The General Strike

  • The latter had remembered the general strike, and had guarded against the defection of the telegraphers by installing wireless stations, in the control of the Mercenaries.

    Chapter 22: The Chicago Commune

  • When operated by well-trained optical telegraphers, the system was extraordinarily quick.

    Boing Boing

  • Even when the telegraphers disconnected the batteries powering the lines, aurora-induced electric currents in the wires still allowed messages to be transmitted!

    DK Matai: Could Super Solar Flares Take Us Back To 5000 BC?

  • Jepsen has lots of links to autobiographies and oral histories of women telegraphers, particularly out West their stories are maybe not exactly as shown in The Hazards of Helen.

    Women on the key (for Ada Lovelace Day)

  • I do like the reference to the ‘hand,’ the personal style of the telegraphers.

    History on Craigslist

  • TRex nailed it with “opinionati,” as in literati & poetasters, buggy whip salesman & telegraphers.

    Firedoglake » Late Nite FDL: Don’t Cry for Me, New Republic

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