- landis, kenesaw mountain,
- landlocked salmon,
Origin of landline
Examples from the Web for landline
During one late-evening delivery, when he saw the office was mostly empty, he asked if he could use the landline.
The move is an acknowledgment that the landline business is largely dead and the mobile phone has saturated the world.
Meanwhile, voice—i.e., landline telephone service—also seems to have peaked.
I cannot believe Annabelle would refuse an iPhone and prefer a landline.
also land-line, by 1861, originally a telegraph wire run over land (as opposed to under sea); from land (n.) + line (n.). In modern use (by 1965), a telephone line which uses wire or some other material (distinguished from a radio or cellular line).