Green’s Dictionary of Slang

call-girl n.

also call mom
[SE call, to make a telephone call + girl n.1 (1)]

1. a woman who works in a brothel.

[UK]K. Sampson Powder 55: He could well have afforded the high-class, high-price call-girls of Park Lane.

2. (orig. US) a prostitute who advertises her services through an agency, through the (print) media, in telephone kiosks etc and visits a client in his own home or hotel room; also attrib.

[US]Day Book (Chicago) 25 Apr.32/1: Several well-groomed and handsomely dressed young girls were brought before the committee and denied they were ‘call girls’.
Amer. Labor Yr Bk I 284: The existence of the ‘call-girl’ system, serving ‘respectable’ men with ‘respectable’ girls and protecting the reputation of both.
E. Paul Impromptu 33: For a call girl to be ‘turned down’ [...] hurts her professional standing.
[US]‘Boxcar Bertha’ Sister of the Road (1975) 198: ‘Call Girls’ [...] Working girls who take pay for the pleasure they give and are subject to telephone calls by hotel keepers and others.
[US]W.R. Burnett Asphalt Jungle in Four Novels (1984) 7: He remembered what the call girl had told the little doctor.
[US]W.P. McGivern Big Heat 56: Do you think we made you a sergeant of Detectives so you can waste your time interviewing call-girls and hotel clerks?
[UK]Morpeth Herald 2 Apr. 4/1: [advert] Truth Behind the Call-Girl Racket [...] Starts in Sunday’s News of the World.
[Aus]‘Geoffrey Tolhurst’ Flat 4 King’s Cross (1966) 60: [T]he previous receptioniste had left to become a call girl, and Maria had been particularly distressed about it, as the girl was a relative from the Old Country.
[Aus]‘Charles Barrett’ Address: Kings Cross 84: Kim ran the biggest call-girl racket in the city, in the whole country, in fact.
[US]L. Bruce Essential Lenny Bruce 149: His regulars consist of [...] call girls and their business managers.
[US]Milner & Milner Black Players vii: Looking back at the parade which has passed through our lives, we see [...] suburbanites, streetwalkers, revolutionaries, call girls, writers, tough guys, homosexuals, photographers, publishers, lawyers.
[US]J. Ellroy Brown’s Requiem 16: [I] got a room at the Fairmont, a magnum of Mumms and a call girl.
[US]L. Pettiway Workin’ It 173: I’m a call Mom.
[US]E. Bunker Mr Blue 88: I became friends with call girls.
[UK]Guardian Guide 15–21 Jan. 54: A giant performance as ex-con George, reduced to chauffeuring Cathy Tyson’s West End call-girl.