noun Chiefly British.
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For the purpose of maintaining communication a French telephonist was quartered in our dug-out.
This entailed getting up early, so after an hour's rest without sleeping, I set off with my telephonist.The Secrets of a Kuttite|Edward O. Mousley
His command consisted of five riflemen, a telephonist, a linesman, and two stretcher-bearers.Canada in Flanders, Volume II (of 3)|Lord Max Aitken Beaverbrook
Then, just as the telephonist reported "through" again the inevitable happened.Servants of the Guns|Jeffery E. Jeffery
He promptly called to his telephonist to order three guns of Battery No.Fighting the Boche Underground|Harry Davis Trounce