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telegraphy

[tuh-leg-ruh-fee] /təˈlɛg rə fi/
noun
1.
the art or practice of constructing or operating telegraphs.
Origin of telegraphy
1785-1795
First recorded in 1785-95; tele-1 + -graphy
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telegraphy

/tɪˈlɛɡrəfɪ/
noun
1.
a system of telecommunications involving any process providing reproduction at a distance of written, printed, or pictorial matter See also facsimile (sense 2)
2.
the skill or process of operating a telegraph
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