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a public telephone requiring that the caller deposit coins or use a credit card to pay for a call.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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There is no telephone in the cabin but a
is located near the entrance of the cabin area.
If your car breaks down, you automatically call for help instead of having to walk to find a
They're easy to use and cheap, though you might have to call from a
We turned to a lady selling fruit on the side of the road to ask for directions to a
He may be one of the last people in movies to use a
She called me on the
several times, fretting about being stuck in a bad neighborhood.
Joseph pulled off the freeway, found a
, and called him up.
At one point she called a friend from a
, asking that the police be informed, but nothing came of it.
With practice, the inscrutable
boxes began giving up their secrets.
From there, you're asked to solve riddles as you walk from
throughout the station.
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Nearby words for pay phone
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