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ticket agent

a person who sells tickets, as for theater seats, train accommodations, etc.
Origin of ticket agent
1860-65, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • There was another church, a library, the postmaster and the ticket agent at Speonk who lived in the village.

    The "Genius" Theodore Dreiser
  • The girls turned to discover the ticket agent, just about to leave for home.

  • Moving directly to the desk she spoke to the ticket agent in a low voice, yet loudly enough for Penny and Louise to hear.

    Behind the Green Door Mildred A. Wirt
  • When I sell a ticket to Shoshone, I'm the ticket agent, and nothing else.

    Good Indian B. M. Bower
  • Chester's heart quaked within him at the momentary thought that the ticket agent recognized him.

  • The ticket agent also stared at him suspiciously, but Plato was ready for him.

    Runaway William Morrison
  • While the ticket agent served the white100 people at one window, I remained waiting at the other until the train pulled out.

    Booker T. Washington Emmett J. Scott and Lyman Beecher Stowe
  • The door of the station opened, and the ticket agent rushed in.

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