an outdoor telephone or signal box for calling the police or fire department.
British. a public telephone booth.
a post-office box for mail that can be picked up only by a renter in person.
a soundproof enclosure for a public telephone Also called telephone box, telephone kiosk
a boy or man who summons actors, as from their dressing rooms, shortly before they are due to go on stage. a bellhop. Also, call boy. a male prostitute who arranges appointments with clients by telephone. Also, call-boy, call boy. Railroads Slang. a railroad employee responsible for ensuring that members of a train crew are […]
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to cry out in a loud voice; shout: He called her name to see if she was home. to command or request to come; summon: to call a dog; to call a cab; to call a witness. to ask or invite to come: Will you call the family to dinner? to communicate or try to […]
a telephone service feature whereby, when a customer chooses, all calls coming in to one number are automatically rerouted to another, designated number.