telephone booth

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Origin of telephone booth

An Americanism dating back to 1895–1900
Also called, especially British, telephone box.
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British Dictionary definitions for telephone box

telephone box

noun
  1. an enclosure from which a paid telephone call can be madeAlso called: telephone kiosk, telephone booth
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