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- n. Alternative spelling of bush telegraph.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A confederate of the bush-rangers of Australia, who keeps them informed with regard to the movements of the police, etc.
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"I suppose you've received information, by bush-telegraph, that that third assistant understrapper and ex-sailorman at Tulagi is going to deport me as an undesirable immigrant."