American Morse code

noun

: the Morse code used on telegraphic landlines in the U.S. and Canada

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1883, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of American Morse code was circa 1883

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“American Morse code.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/American%20Morse%20code. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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