English version

telegraph pole

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Telephone, telegraph
telegraph poleˈtelegraph ˌpole noun [countable]  British EnglishTCT a tall wooden pole for supporting telephone wires syn telephone pole American English
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telegraph poleFrom the feel of it she thought it could be a telegraph pole.She felt rigid like a telegraph pole, communicating perfectly, functioning flawlessly, but with no heart, no soul.A greater-spotted woodpecker zooms in on a telegraph pole on the lane.
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