They were able to identify the house both from neighbors and the Daily telegraph photo.
“I made a terrible mistake by helping an author who was writing a so-called biography of Dan,” Sean told the telegraph.
“My son-in-law has been cleared,” she said, according to the telegraph.
1794, "semaphor apparatus" (hence the Telegraph Hill in many cities), literally "that which writes at a distance," from French télégraphe, from télé- "far" (from Greek tele-; see tele-) + -graphe (see -graphy). The signaling device had been invented in France in 1791 by the brothers Chappe, who had called it tachygraphe, literally "that which writes fast," but the better name was suggested to them by French diplomat Comte André-François Miot de Mélito (1762-1841). First applied 1797 to an experimental electric telegraph (designed by Dr. Don Francisco Salva at Barcelona); the practical version was developed 1830s by Samuel Morse.
1805, from telegraph (n.). Figurative meaning "to signal one's intentions" is first attested 1925, originally in boxing. Related: Telegraphed; telegraphing.
Immune to criticism; sacrosanct or elusive: They called Reagan the Teflon president
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