from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A message transmitted by telegraph.
- transitive v. To telegraph (something) or be telegraphed.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A message transmitted by telegraph
- v. To send a telegram.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A message sent by telegraph; a telegraphic dispatch.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A communication sent by telegraph: a telegraphic message or despatch.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a message transmitted by telegraph
This morning he received a telegram from a man named George Brasfield, who had lost his job Thursday at a biscuit company in San Francisco for objecting to the distribution of "nefarious, intimidating" anti-Sinclair literature at his office.
Sinclair received a telegram from a man named George Brasfield, who had lost his job or objecting to the distribution of anti-Sinclair literature.
Now the Western Union telegram is officially a thing of the past.
That year Meyer received a telegram from the Joliot-Curies announcing their discovery of artificial radioactivity.
(Despite Allen's saving every scrap of writing, this telegram is not to be found in his archive.)
Mrs. Gupta says, A dream is a telegram from the hidden world.
"A dream is a telegram from the hidden world," Rakhi's mother writes in her journals.
Barbara Mullen received a visit and a telegram from the Marine Corps telling her that her husband had been shot down, but that "every effort" was being made to rescue him.
As I was walking through the city this morning there came over me, not for the first time since I received a telegram from the Secretary of the Swedish Academy of
The telegram from the Dutch police came through on the phone, with a confirming copy promised for the next morning.