telegraph pole

noun

Definition of telegraph pole

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

Word by Word Definitions

telegraph play
  1. : an apparatus for communication at a distance by coded signals

  2. : telegram

  1. : to send or communicate by or as if by telegraph

  2. : to send a telegram to

  3. : to send by means of a telegraphic order

pole play
  1. : a long slender usually cylindrical object (such as a length of wood)

  2. : a shaft which extends from the front axle of a wagon between wheelhorses and by which the wagon is drawn : tongue

  3. : a long staff of wood, metal, or fiberglass used in the pole vault

  1. : to act upon with a pole

  2. : to impel or push with a pole

  3. : to propel a boat with a pole

  1. : either extremity of an axis of a sphere and especially of the earth's axis

  2. : either of two related opposites

  3. : a point of guidance or attraction

  1. : a native or inhabitant of Poland

  2. : a person of Polish descent


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