Cablegram



a telegram sent by underwater cable.
Historical Examples

The Voice on the Wire Eustace Hale Ball
Uncanny Tales Various
A Top-Floor Idyl George van Schaick
A Woman Intervenes Robert Barr
Mary’s Rainbow Mary Edward Feehan
A Woman Intervenes Robert Barr
Whirligigs O. Henry
A Woman Intervenes Robert Barr
The Colonel of the Red Huzzars John Reed Scott
A Woman Intervenes Robert Barr

noun
a more formal name for cable (sense 5)

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