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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A roadside telephone used for reporting motorists' emergencies, such as collisions and automotive breakdowns.
  • n. Chiefly British A public telephone booth.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A telephone on the interstate to make phone calls in case of emergency.
  • n. A telephone box.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. booth for using a telephone
  • n. a numbered compartment in a post office where mail is put to be called for


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