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polling booth

noun
1.
a booth in which voters cast their votes.
Origin of polling booth
1850-1855
1850-55
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  • It was a point of keen competition which side should first land a "tally" at the polling-booth.

  • But she was like another woman to him when he appeared before her on his way to the polling-booth.

    Margaret Ogilvy J. M. Barrie
  • Thomas Brogan dare not leave the polling-booth for his life, until Mr. Carew took him on his car.

    Ireland as It Is Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
  • How comes it, then, that at the polling-booth this morning I did not perceive a single negro in the whole meeting?

  • Instead of the polling-booth, where nothing counts but heads, you would set for the two parties another trysting place.

    Ireland as It Is Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
  • How comes it then, that at the polling-booth this morning I did not perceive a single negro in the whole meeting?

    American Institutions and Their Influence Alexis de Tocqueville et al.
  • His landlord will not be able to drive him to the polling-booth like a sheep.

    Freehold Land Societies J. Ewing Ritchie
  • They would drive the Presbyterians from the bench and the polling-booth as the Presbyterians had driven them.

  • He represents that vast army of electors whom neither canvasser nor caucus has ever yet cajoled or bullied into a polling-booth.

    Obiter Dicta Augustine Birrell
British Dictionary definitions for polling-booth

polling booth

noun
1.
a semienclosed space in which a voter stands to mark a ballot paper during an election
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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