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booking clerk

a person who sells tickets, as for a train or plane.
a person who arranges and lists passage for persons, baggage, and goods.
Origin of booking clerk
1830-40 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • The booking-clerk at Banbury remembered only three gents booking by that particular train.

    The Observations of Henry Jerome K. Jerome
  • "You will get in soon after the special," the booking-clerk assured him.

    Mary Gray Katharine Tynan
  • The booking-clerk bustled up and helped Minnie from the cart.

  • So, on one splendid morning, at the station of her northern suburb, she had occasion to be severe with the booking-clerk.

  • One by one we went into the booking-clerk's office again, where we were scaled and our weights entered in a book.

    Prisoner for Blasphemy G. W. [George William] Foote
  • On reaching the station she asked the booking-clerk some questions, and returned to her aunt with a cheerful countenance.

    A Laodicean Thomas Hardy
  • Only the booking-clerk and the porter would see her, and neither would dare to make an observation.

    The Lion's Share E. Arnold Bennett
  • So much vent did he give to his annoyance that the attention of the booking-clerk was specially attracted to him.

  • Something suspicious in the manner of the booking-clerk made him change his place of destination.

  • I once asked a booking-clerk for two sun spots of the Western coast, and he told me that the refreshment-room was further on.

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