telephone pole

noun
a utility pole for supporting telephone wires.

Origin:
1880–85, Americanism

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Example sentences
The critical feature of a telephone pole or utility power is constancy.
The car came past his house, made a loud noise and swerved into the telephone
  pole.
Chickens flew everywhere, and my beloved car ended up wrapped around a
  telephone pole.
In that time, the straw moves a distance into the telephone pole.
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