Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See letter{8}, above.

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Examples

  • THE big storm had demoralized the long-distance telephone service, so, that it was by night lettergram that George Steadman was commissioned by the official organizer of the Government to find P.J. Neelands, who had not been heard of since the morning of the storm.

    Purple Springs

  • But before this, he sent off a night lettergram to the Byrnes private detective agency down in Park Row.

    From Place to Place

  • When you feel so bursting with talk that only a hundred-word telegram will relieve an explosion, at least turn it into a night lettergram.

    Dear Enemy

  • "To tell you the truth, I sent a wireless telegram to my chief engineer yesterday afternoon, off Courtney's yacht when we connected with the Taft, and this morning I have a five-hundred-word night lettergram from him, telling me that after a thorough investigation of the situation he finds that the Sage City and the Lariat Center routes are so evenly balanced in advantage that a choice of them is really only a matter of sentiment."

    Five Thousand an Hour : how Johnny Gamble won the heiress

  • "The lettergram would indicate that he had been stopping at the

    The Poisoned Pen

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