Definitions

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  • n. One who farspeaks.
  • n. A device or apparatus used to farspeak or communicate over long distances; telephone.

Etymologies

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From farspeak +‎ -er. Sense of telephone calqued from German Fernsprecher ("telephone").

Examples

  • Wordlessly, Bryan offered his arm to Elizabeth; but all thought of the farspeaker and her fate had gone from his mind.

    The Golden Torc

  • Gordon received this suggestion dubiously, but after arguing with the farspeaker for a few minutes, he bowed and retreated, leaving them standing before the door marked 3.

    The Golden Torc

  • And this wasn't because weather forbade the farspeaker waves to travel, as was frequently the case.

    The Queen of Air and Darkness

  • But one shelf held instruments of alien manufacture, and a large farspeaker set was placed on the floor.

    The High Crusade

  • If these will not pass, why not farwrit or farmark for telegram, farword or farsound or farspeech for telegraphic message, and farwriter, farspeaker, or farteller for telegraph, telephone?

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol XVIII No 1

  • The farspeaker said, "I think I look very tasteful in black.

    The Golden Torc

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