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polling booth

a booth in which voters cast their votes.
Origin of polling booth
First recorded in 1850-55 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • But if once the scrutineers get a man well into the polling booth, they push him in behind a little curtain and make him vote.

  • Even after you've hypnotised him you have to drag him to your polling booth in motor cars.

    Gossamer George A. Birmingham
  • He went up into Covent Garden, where there was a polling booth.

    The Way We Live Now Anthony Trollope
  • The mean range of our chain, the office and the polling booth.

    The Sea and the Jungle H. M. Tomlinson
  • Is it necessary to say that I am speaking of general currents of thought and not of the position of a man at the polling booth?

    Villainage in England Paul Vinogradoff
British Dictionary definitions for polling booth

polling booth

a semienclosed space in which a voter stands to mark a ballot paper during an election
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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