Meaning of fast telegram

fast' tel"egram

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a type of domestic telegram sent at full rate with a minimum charge for 10 words or less and accepted for immediate delivery.
  2. the service offering such a telegram. Cf. overnight telegram, personal-opinion telegram.
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