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Telephone message   /tˈɛləfˌoʊn mˈɛsədʒ/   Listen
Telephone message

A message transmitted by telephone.  Synonym: phone message.

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"Telephone message" Quotes from Famous Books

... us here this morning, Mr. Hale. Two of the eleven arrived this morning, early this morning. Until an hour ago we had not heard from the three missing men. At eight o'clock, about an hour ago, we received a telephone message to the effect that August Schurman, of New York, was found dead in his ...
— Death Points a Finger • Will Levinrew

... that was not the opinion of the Senior Subaltern, who waxed eloquent on the "soft, velvety colour" of the new charge. This was all set down presently, in a lengthy dispatch covering, at least, two columns of "foolscap," and sent to the Brigade. Nothing further was heard for several days, then a telephone message came through which brought a smile to the face of everyone in the mess except the officer concerned. It ran as follows:—"Reference my B214 of the 9th inst. Report on flash (p. 021) reducing charges is herewith cancelled. The production of same has not yet been issued ...
— Three years in France with the Guns: - Being Episodes in the life of a Field Battery • C. A. Rose

... sighed the girl. "I do hope Mr. Graves will be well enough to call to-day. He expected to. Except for the telephone message telling us that that man ...
— Cap'n Warren's Wards • Joseph C. Lincoln

... "I've had that telephone message from Normandale," he said, "five minutes ago. Pretty much what I expected—at this juncture, anyway. Mrs. Mallathorpe absolutely declines to talk business with even her daughter at present—and earnestly desires that Mr. Linford ...
— The Talleyrand Maxim • J. S. Fletcher

... was off. I passed a feverish night, but at five o'clock the following morning a telephone message set all ...
— R. Holmes & Co. • John Kendrick Bangs

... your telephone message of this morning, what is it that you want me to do for you? Is it the old question of establishing a nunciature ...
— Carmen Ariza • Charles Francis Stocking

... A telephone message to General Melis, of the Belgian Army, had brought his car to take me to Dunkirk. I was about to leave the protection of the Belgian Red Cross and place myself in the care of the ministry of war. I did not know what the future ...
— Kings, Queens And Pawns - An American Woman at the Front • Mary Roberts Rinehart

... shoulders suddenly—and his forehead knitted into perplexed furrows. Forrester—and the telephone message! What did it mean? There was an ugly sound to it, that reference to the bank examiners and the need of financial assistance. And it was a little odd, too, that Forrester should have telephoned him, Jimmie ...
— The Further Adventures of Jimmie Dale • Frank L. Packard

Words linked to "Telephone message" :   phone message, message

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