cable desk

noun

Definition of cable desk

: a department or section of a newspaper or news bureau where overseas news especially as received by cable is edited

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First Known Use of cable desk

1908, in the meaning defined above

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“Cable desk.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cable%20desk. Accessed 28 Feb. 2021.

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