Definition of moccasin telegraph in English:

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moccasin telegraph

noun

Canadian term for bush telegraph.
Example sentences
  • The word spread by moccasin telegraph from friend to friend, only for the ones who belong, and there was a big response.
  • So I started actively putting out word in the moccasin telegraph that I was going forward with it, and I started talking to relatives and I told Adam what we were going to have to do.
  • The moccasin telegraph is the way that things travel, by word of mouth in Native country - the Native way is to visit, and exchange gifts, stories and information.

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Syllabification: moc·ca·sin tel·e·graph

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