Tel"e*gram (?), n. [Gr. far + -gram.]

A message sent by telegraph; a telegraphic dispatch.

⇒ "A friend desires us to give notice that he will ask leave, at some convenient time, to introduce a new word into the vocabulary. It is telegram, instead of telegraphic dispatch, or telegraphic communication."

Albany [N. Y.] Evening Journal (April 6, 1852).

 

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