telegraph key


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Noun1.telegraph key - key consisting of a lever that sends a telegraph signal when it is depressed and the circuit is closedtelegraph key - key consisting of a lever that sends a telegraph signal when it is depressed and the circuit is closed
key - a lever (as in a keyboard) that actuates a mechanism when depressed
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The highlight of the ceremony came when President Cleveland pressed a gold telegraph key on the table in front of him.