He then raised his right hand to his mouth to signal he would be telephoning her.
So ATF clerks have to begin by telephoning the manufacturer to learn the name of the wholesaler.
There was a great telegraphing and telephoning by long 178 distance.
She acquiesced when he prevented her mother from telephoning to the ranch.
Suddenly, he remembered the girl's telephoning to her dressmaker.
I'll set Ramsdell to telephoning on your behalf, if you will call him.
Then I went away in haste, as the process had already occupied half an hour, and I was telephoning to avoid delay.
Cornwall, after telephoning his mother that he would not be home, went with him.
Many of them may not think of telephoning for such service, and even if they do, they might call up some other service station.
That accounts for my having, on my way up, heard some one telephoning for Miss Painter!
1835, "apparatus for signaling by musical notes" (devised by Sudré in 1828), from French téléphone (c.1830), from télé- "far" (see tele-) + phone "sound" (see fame (n.)). Also used of other apparatus early 19c., including "instrument similar to a foghorn for signaling from ship to ship" (1844). The electrical communication tool was first described in modern form by P.Reis (1861); developed by Bell, and so called by him from 1876.
1878, from telephone (n.). Related: Telephoned; telephoning.