Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • etc Simplified spellings of phonograph, etc.

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Examples

  • Sam chose not to announce his plans to his old sponsor, editor, booster, “fonograf” tester, and friend of unflagging loyalty.

    Mark Twain

  • Then we took the cylinder to a type-setter in the next room, and she put the hooks into her ears, and wrote the whole out…I think that if you have the cheek to dictate the story into the fonograf, all the rest is perfectly easy.5

    Mark Twain

  • Then the fonograf man talked his answer at his wonted swing and swell.

    Mark Twain

  • I talked your letter into a fonograf in my usual tone, at my usual gait of speech.

    Mark Twain

  • Then the fonograf man talked his answer in at his wonted swing and swell.

    Mark Twain's Letters — Volume 4 (1886-1900)

  • I think that if you have the cheek to dictate the story into the fonograf, all the rest is perfectly easy.

    Mark Twain's Letters — Volume 4 (1886-1900)

  • He wrote: "I talked your letter into a fonograf in my usual tone at my usual gait of speech.

    Mark Twain's Letters — Volume 4 (1886-1900)

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