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booking office

noun, British.
a ticket office, especially one in a railway station.
Origin of booking office
1830-40 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • Perhaps, after all, I was wrong in not summing up in the booking-office.

  • And next moment we had repassed the barrier, back into the booking-office.

    The Stretton Street Affair William Le Queux
  • So the Dodo went back to the booking-office again and inquired, “Do birds travel half-price?”

  • I flung the man half a sovereign, and darted into the booking-office.

    A Master of Mysteries L. T. Meade
  • From a variety of causes I was, so the clerk at the booking-office informed me, the only visitor in the building.

    Ghostly Phenomena Elliot O'Donnell.
  • At the booking-office he was told that the special train for the Sutlej had just gone.

    Mary Gray Katharine Tynan
  • He turned into the booking-office to consult a time-table, and noticed against the wall a railway map of London.

    When a Man's Single J. M. Barrie
  • The booking-office was not open, so they could not even take the ticket.

    North and South Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
  • Obliquely through the door of the booking-office he saw her.

    The Literary Sense E. Nesbit
  • Mr. Narkom's brain flew to the booking-office, and his cheeks paled.

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