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Railway car   /rˈeɪlwˌeɪ kɑr/   Listen
Railway car

A wheeled vehicle adapted to the rails of railroad.  Synonyms: car, railcar, railroad car.

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"Railway car" Quotes from Famous Books

... a ball which struck a gun and glanced." A gentleman named Neill, who lived in the country, about twelve miles from the city, gives a vivid conception of the imminence of the danger. "After breakfast, on Tuesday, July 12," says Mr. Neill, "I went as usual in a railway car to the city, and before noon my house was surrounded by General Bradley Johnson's insurgent cavalry, who had made an attempt to capture the New York express train, and had robbed the country store near by of its contents. ...
— The Every-day Life of Abraham Lincoln • Francis Fisher Browne

Words linked to "Railway car" :   tender, handcar, wheeled vehicle, van, slip carriage, freight car, train, slip coach, cabin car, guard's van, passenger car, baggage car, club car, coach, luggage van, lounge car, suspension system, carriage, mail car, railroad train, suspension, caboose

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