cablese

noun
ca·​blese | \ ¦kābə¦lēz, -ēs \
plural -s

Definition of cablese

: the language of a cablegram or language resembling that of a cablegram characterized by the omission of connectives and by the use of special combinations, abbreviations, and code symbols in my memorandum book wrote a reminder in cablese, “Uplook kids”— W. L. White

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First Known Use of cablese

1938, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cablese

cable entry 1 + -ese

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“Cablese.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cablese. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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