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polling-station

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as polling-place

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Taliban violence during the first round underlined just how dangerous going to a polling-station can be.

    Vikrum Aiyer: It's a Runoff, Now What? Parsing the Impacts of the Presidential Rematch in Afghanistan

  • Give up this card at your polling-station for free samples of silks in my great blouse offer.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 158, 1920-03-20

  • Being told by the Communists that their box at the polling-station was really the box for the poor, the Fukara, all the gypsies and so forth of

    The Birth of Yugoslavia, Volume 2

  • I was standing in the principal polling-station at one time, when a gentleman called Hoppett, a cobbler by persuasion -- I think I have already mentioned him as the benignant individual who used to come to the door of his establishment and pursue me with curses down the street -- came out from recording his vote.

    The Right Stuff Some Episodes in the Career of a North Briton

  • He walked straight out, put on his hat, and went to the Bleakridge polling-station and voted Labour defiantly, as though with a personal grievance against the polling-clerk.

    Clayhanger

  • Loyalty to their shibboleth was beginning to draw them, still grumbling and making use of expressive imprecations, on the way to the nearest polling-station, when one of their leaders drew Professor Roberts aside, and asked him:

    Gulmore, The Boss

  • To Professor Roberts the remainder of the day was one whirl of restless labour; he hastened from one polling-station to another, and when the round was completed drove to the Central Rooms, where questions had to be answered, and new arrangements made without time for thought.

    Gulmore, The Boss

  • Loyalty to their shibboleth was beginning to draw them, still grumbling and making use of expressive imprecations, on the way to the nearest polling-station, when one of their leaders drew Professor Roberts aside, and asked him:

    Elder Conklin and Other Stories

  • To Professor Roberts the remainder of the day was one whirl of restless labour; he hastened from one polling-station to another, and when the round was completed drove to the Central Rooms, where questions had to be answered, and new arrangements made without time for thought.

    Elder Conklin and Other Stories

  • I, as became a Democratic candidate, walked from polling-station to polling-station, while my opponent, as became

    Doctor Therne

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