- any chain of communications by which criminals, originally bushrangers, are warned of police movements.
- Slang. rumor; the grapevine.
Origin of bush telegraph
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How to use bush telegraph in a sentence
“The institution of marraige [sic] is under attack in our society and it needs to be strengthened,” Bush wrote.
Meanwhile, in Florida, Bush was flooded with questions about whether gay marriage could possibly come to the Sunshine State.
A few days later, Bush replied, “We will uphold the law in Florida.”
Think back to the Bush-Kerry race of 2004, the Thrilla in Vanilla.
To those who agreed with him, Bush pledged that the law against same-sex marriage would remain intact.
In the telegraph office a young signaler was sending a thrilling message to Umballa, Lahore and the north.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
I saw every crook in the fence, every rut in the road, every bush and tree long before we came to it.The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd
Not having completed the loading of his gun, Tom hastily rode behind a dense bush, and concealed himself as well as he could.
About an hour after resuming their walk, the major went off in hot pursuit of an enormous bee, which he saw humming round a bush.
As there were no telegraph lines, another way had to be provided by which messages might be quickly sent.Our Little Korean Cousin|H. Lee M. Pike