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- n. A telegraph post
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- n. tall pole supporting telephone wires
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Then, a couple of dozen steps past the church, my back against a telegraph pole out of the stream of pedestrians, I made a quick reference-sketch which I finished up much later.
From one of these windows a wire rope was stretched to a telegraph pole on the opposite corner of Beekman-street.
In all the landscape not one telegraph pole was to be seen; and Thorkild must ride forty miles when he wished to visit the post office.
The telegraph pole was slippery with snow and ice but a dozen strong arms raised the boy and pushed him up until he reached the slight projections which serve as a foothold for the line-men.