(Can./US) a telephone.
|Ball of Fire [film script] sugarpuss o’shea: Do you know what this means – ‘I’ll get you on the Ameche?’ professor betram potts: No. sugarpuss o’shea: Course you don’t. An Ameche is the telephone, on account of he invented it.|
|in Baltimore Sun (MD) 20 Feb. A2/2: For Whom Does the bell Toll? — The new substitute for ‘Hello’ [...] on the Amerche.|
|Twists, Slugs and Roscoes [Internet] Ameche – telephone.|
|North Country Times (CA) 22 Mar. n.p.: Don Ameche, who had just wrapped up his film role as Alexander Graham Bell, a role that led some to refer to the telephone as ‘The Ameche’ during the 1940s.|
|Cadillac Beach 189: ‘How’d you hear?’ ‘Jawed with him on the Ameche.’.|