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telly

[ tel-ee ]
/ ˈtɛl i /
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noun, plural tel·lies.British Informal.
a television receiving set.
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Origin of telly

First recorded in 1935–40; tel(evision) + -y2
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British Dictionary definitions for telly

telly
/ (ˈtɛlɪ) /

noun plural -lies
informal, mainly British short for television
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