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telegraphist in Telephone, telegraph topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtelegraphistte‧leg‧ra‧phist /tɪˈleɡrəfɪst/ noun [countable]  TCTsomeone in the past whose job was to send and receive messages by telegraph
Examples from the Corpus
telegraphistOnly then was she aware of the telegraphist who sat beside her, who smiled and gave her the thumbs-up sign.