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ticket office

an office or booth at which tickets are sold, as for a play, a film, or travel accommodations.
Origin of ticket office
1660-70 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • As Flora's mother just then came out of the ticket-office and joined the group, she heard the whole history.

    Lady Daisy and Other Stories Caroline Stewart
  • If he is in the ticket-office you may be able to wake him—he may be awake.

    The Daughter of a Magnate Frank H. Spearman
  • Mr. McLean was in the ticket-office, where the newspaper had transiently reminded him of politics.

    Lin McLean Owen Wister
  • As the 1.50 train was preparing to start, four men stood round the ticket-office.

    Australia Revenged Boomerang
  • Many hours before the opening of the ticket-office I verily believe that half the population of Paris was at the doors.

  • They think it's a ticket-office, and want to buy tickets of me, and I have to direct 'em where.

    The Coast of Bohemia William Dean Howells
  • And I indicated an erection which looked like a ticket-office that had been thrown together during the Crimean War.

    Berry And Co. Dornford Yates
  • So he went into the station to find the ticket-office, in order to buy his ticket.

    Stuyvesant Jacob Abbott
  • She stood in front of the ticket-office at Bestwood, and Paul watched her take from her purse the money for the tickets.

    Sons and Lovers David Herbert Lawrence
  • I sent to the ticket-office for my valise, and we rode to the St. Nicholas.

    If, Yes and Perhaps Edward Everett Hale

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