Definition of telegraph pole in English:

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telegraph pole



A tall pole used to carry telegraph or telephone wires above the ground.
Example sentences
  • The long planks of timber fell off the truck to the left, knocking down a telegraph pole and felling telephone lines in the area.
  • He hung from the guttering, cutting at the telephone wire that hung between the house and the nearest telegraph pole.
  • After the stream climb up the grassy bank ahead then on (passing just to the right of the telegraph pole with two sets of wires) to reach a wall-stile over the wall across your path.
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