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Difference between Bush telegraph and Field telegraph

bush telegraph—(also: bush wireless) rapid dissemination of rumors, information, etc. by word-of-mouth:

  • “How did the Imam get to know about it?” “The bush telegraph works very well here in Bahrain.”

field telegraph—(Military) a movable telegraph system for use on campaign, maneuvers, etc.:

  • The field telegraph detachments are trained in peace time to everything connected with telegraphy.