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call box

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noun
  1. an outdoor telephone or signal box for calling the police or fire department.
  2. British. a public telephone booth.
  3. a post-office box for mail that can be picked up only by a renter in person.
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Origin of call box

First recorded in 1880–85
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British Dictionary definitions for call box

call box

noun
  1. a soundproof enclosure for a public telephoneAlso called: telephone box, telephone kiosk
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