Meaning of night telegraph letter in English:

night telegraph letter


historical British
  • A cheap-rate inland telegram delivered overnight.

    The service was suspended early in the 1940s. The similar overnight telegram service was introduced in 1955.


night telegraph letter

/ˈnʌɪt ˌtɛlɪɡrɑːf ˈlɛtə/ /ˈnʌɪt ˌtɛlɪɡraf ˈlɛtə/


Early 20th century; earliest use found in Post Office Guide. From night + telegraph + letter, after night letter.