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telephone pole

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noun
  1. a utility pole for supporting telephone wires.
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Origin of telephone pole

An Americanism dating back to 1880–85
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  • The machine halted, but with a telephone-pole almost between the front wheels!

    Motor Matt's Mystery

    Stanley R. Matthews