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call box

noun
1.
an outdoor telephone or signal box for calling the police or fire department.
2.
British. a public telephone booth.
3.
a post-office box for mail that can be picked up only by a renter in person.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85
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British Dictionary definitions for call-box

call box

noun
1.
a soundproof enclosure for a public telephone Also called telephone box, telephone kiosk
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