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speaking tube

noun
1.
a tube for conveying the voice over a somewhat limited distance, as from one part of a building or ship to another.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35
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speaking tube

noun
1.
a tube or pipe for conveying a person's voice from one room, area, or building to another
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