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overnight telegram

noun
1.
a type of domestic telegram sent at a reduced rate with a minimum charge for 10 words or less and accepted until midnight for delivery the following day.
2.
the service offering such a telegram.
Abbreviation: OT.
Formerly night letter.
Origin of overnight telegram
1950-1955
First recorded in 1950-55
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