pay station
noun Date: 1919 pay phone

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • pay-station — noun a coin operated telephone • Syn: ↑pay phone • Hypernyms: ↑telephone, ↑phone, ↑telephone set …   Useful english dictionary

  • pay station — noun : a public telephone usually equipped with a slot machine device for payment of toll …   Useful english dictionary

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  • pay phone — a public telephone requiring that the caller deposit coins or use a credit card to pay for a call. Also called pay station. [1935 40] * * * n. a public telephone that is operated by coins or by a credit or prepaid card * * * noun, pl ⋯ phones… …   Useful english dictionary

  • pay phone — a public telephone requiring that the caller deposit coins or use a credit card to pay for a call. Also called pay station. [1935 40] * * * …   Universalium

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