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Definition of tickey box in English:

noun

South African informal
A public telephone.
Example sentences
  • Thus I will probably sit and plot my next request for a little bit before I have fun with the tickey boxes again.
  • There was a tickey box in the hallway of Sunbeam House, on the second floor.
  • That and the tickey box at the hostel were my connection with ‘home’.

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