from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A telegrapher.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun One skilled in telegraphy; a telegrapher.
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- noun A
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun someone who transmits messages by telegraph
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He was seven years older than me, a definite and determined leader in the Communist Party back home, and employed here on its behalf in the House of the Comintern, as a kind of telegraphist whose job it was to send the party line home.
As the novel's protagonist, Lillian, meets up with these characters -- a homosexual actor, a black prostitute, an isolated telegraphist in the Yukon, etc. -- the narrative becomes only more labored and the characters themselves only more an obvious effort to compensate for the fact the Lillian is essentially a cipher.
Each machine carried a crew of four, an officer, a sergeant as second pilot, a wireless telegraphist and an air-gunner.
Throughout the war worked for the Post Office as a telegraphist and counter clerk. 1949 obtained Inter-Diocesan Certificate in Social Work.
It was only far on in the night that the weary telegraphist got an answer to his calls, but then the messages came clear and strong.
Radioukacz (Polish) a person who worked as a telegraphist for the resistance movements again Soviet ocupation in the countries behind the former Iron Curtain
He retraced his steps to the telegraphist, and wrote out a second telegram to Mycroft:
In the end, he turned abruptly back and walked in the direction of his telegraphist.
As we passed the station window, at which a pale, red-haired telegraphist with upstanding curls and a faded, broad-cheeked face was sitting beside his apparatus, the officer heaved a sigh and said:
Later the chief-telegraphist stopped in — the bookworm.