speaking tube


: a pipe through which conversation may be conducted (as between different parts of a building)

Word History

First Known Use

1822, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of speaking tube was in 1822

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Cite this Entry

“Speaking tube.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/speaking%20tube. Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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