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booking office

noun, British.
a ticket office, especially one in a railway station.
Origin of booking office
First recorded in 1830-40 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • At the English stations the place where the tickets are bought is called the booking office.

    Rollo in Scotland Jacob Abbott
  • We went to the booking office; there was no one there, and the window was closed.

  • She became deadly white; she moved apart and entered the booking office.

    The Yellow House E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • Get what you want together, and meet us behind the booking office on the main line platform.

    Delilah of the Snows Harold Bindloss
  • On the other side you see the passengers taking their tickets from Death in the New York booking office.

    Walking Shadows Alfred Noyes
  • Old woman presents herself at the booking office and asks for a third-class ticket.

  • Then he ran without stopping all the way to the St. David's station, and found Cicolari waiting for him in the booking office.

  • "booking office of the railway," said Dick, ten minutes later, seeing Carl descend and enter an office so labelled.

    The Great Airship. F. S. Brereton
  • He had a vague notion that he would be able to get tickets on credit at the booking office if he presented his visiting card.

    The Wife of Sir Isaac Harman H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
  • They clattered down the steps to the booking office, secured their tickets and rushed on to the platform.

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