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ticket office

noun
1.
an office or booth at which tickets are sold, as for a play, a film, or travel accommodations.
Origin of ticket office
1660-1670
First recorded in 1660-70
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  • He was on his way to the ticket office, where the telephone hung on the wall.

    Cap'n Warren's Wards Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Captain Sol was sitting in the ticket office, with the door shut.

    The Depot Master Joseph C. Lincoln
  • When we approached the ticket office she whispered to me to stoop a little, and I stooped.

    The Promised Land Mary Antin
  • I was there thirty minutes before the ticket office was opened.

    Booker T. Washington

    Emmett J. Scott and Lyman Beecher Stowe
  • "Only one return ticket," he whispered as he approached the ticket office.

  • "Run for the ticket office, then," said the veteran, promptly.

  • A trip to the ticket office to make reservations and the thing would be done.

    Across the Mesa Jarvis Hall
  • The depot was a mere shanty, with a small telegraph and ticket office in it.

    The Boy from the Ranch

    Frank V. Webster
  • If he went to the ticket office, and she into a telephone booth, she might escape him yet!

    Sisters Kathleen Norris
  • A ticket office should be built at the entrance to the yard.

    The Boy Craftsman A. Neely Hall

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