booking office
noun Date: circa 1837 chiefly British a ticket office; especially one in a railroad station

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • booking office — booking offices N COUNT A booking office is a room where tickets are sold and booked, especially in a theatre or station. [BRIT] Syn: ticket office (in AM, use ticket office) …   English dictionary

  • Booking office — Book ing of fice 1. An office where passengers, baggage, etc., are registered for conveyance, as by railway or steamship. [1913 Webster] 2. An office where passage tickets are sold. [Eng.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • booking office — booking .office n BrE a place where you can buy train or bus tickets = ticket office →↑box office …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • booking office — booking ,office noun count BRITISH a place where you can buy tickets for a trip …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • booking office — noun chiefly Britain : a ticket office; especially : one in a railroad station * * * Brit. a ticket office, esp. one in a railway station. [1830 40] * * * booking office noun An office where reservations are made or tickets sold • • • Main Entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • booking office — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms booking office : singular booking office plural booking offices British a place where you can buy travel tickets …   English dictionary

  • Booking office —    From the 1870s, the burgeoning number of theatres nationwide as well as the great number of touring attractions made a very complicated business of the scheduling of companies on the road into available theatres while avoiding too great a jump …   The Historical Dictionary of the American Theater

  • booking office — /ˈbʊkɪŋ ɒfəs/ (say booking ofuhs) noun a place where tickets are sold, as at a train station …   Australian English dictionary

  • booking office — Brit. a ticket office, esp. one in a railway station. [1830 40] * * * …   Universalium

  • booking office — ticket office, place where tickets are purchased …   English contemporary dictionary

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