telegraph post


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Noun1.telegraph post - tall pole supporting telephone wirestelegraph post - tall pole supporting telephone wires
post - an upright consisting of a piece of timber or metal fixed firmly in an upright position; "he set a row of posts in the ground and strung barbwire between them"
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Suddenly a telegraph post seemed to come crashing through the window and the polished mahogany panels.
"Bruno ran it against a telegraph post, by accident.
All was wild and solitary, and one might have declared it a scene untrodden by the foot of man, but for the telegraph posts and small piles of broken "macadam" at punctual intervals, and the ginger-beer bottles and paper bags of local confectioners that lent an air of civilisation to the road.
Two lines of rails, a waggon shed, and a few telegraph posts, alone diversified the outlook.
But the telegraph posts upon this line are sixty yards apart, and the calculation is a simple one.
THE DOG HAD BEEN FOUND TIED TO A TELEGRAPH POST IN FREEZING TEMPERATURES AFTER REPORTEDLY BEING ABANDONED BY ITS OWNER.
PAUL WAUGH, Brotton PERHAPS one ought to try to empathise with the police when they made the decision to destroy the German Shepherdtype dog that was tied to a telegraph post in Hartlepool (Gazette 23.1.18).
WITNESSES have described watching a dog being shot dead after it was found tied to a telegraph post in the freezing cold.
James Rigby died after his Land Rover Discovery left the road and hit a telegraph post on the A539 in Penley on Sunday afternoon.
Lee Palmer, 19, of Ffordd Dwyfor, Greenfield, suffered multiple injuries when his car left the B5121 Greenfield Road, Holywell, and hit a wall and telegraph post near his home on December 10 last year.
Pc Paul Wood, of Cleckheaton police, said: "One youth walked up behind her, grabbed her and then banged her face against the telegraph post while the other youth filmed it on a mobile phone."
Go by a telegraph post and continue to a stile to woods.