telegraph pole

noun

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: a tall wooden pole that supports the wires of a telephone system

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“Telegraph pole.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/telegraph%20pole. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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