baggage car


baggage car
The car of a passenger train in which baggage checked by passengers is carried.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • baggage car — baggage ,car noun count AMERICAN a part of a train that carries passengers baggage …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • baggage car — baggage cars N COUNT A baggage car is a railway carriage, often without windows, which is used to carry luggage, goods, or mail. [AM] (in BRIT, use van) …   English dictionary

  • baggage car — baggage .car n AmE the part of a train where boxes, bags etc are carried …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • baggage car — noun a railway car where passengers bags are carried • Syn: ↑luggage van • Hypernyms: ↑car, ↑railcar, ↑railway car, ↑railroad car • Member Holonyms: ↑passenger train …   Useful english dictionary

  • Baggage car — A baggage car (US terminology) or luggage van (UK terminology) is a type of rail transport passenger car. Its purpose is to carry the checked baggage of the passengers as well as parcels ( express ) in a passenger train, and is typically coupled… …   Wikipedia

  • baggage-car — baggˈage car noun (US) A railway luggage van • • • Main Entry: ↑baggage …   Useful english dictionary

  • baggage car — a car of a passenger train in which luggage, trunks, etc., are carried. [1825 35, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • baggage car — noun (C) AmE the part of a train where boxes, bags etc are carried …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Car — Car, n. [OF. car, char, F. cahr, fr. L. carrus, Wagon: a Celtic word; cf. W. car, Armor. karr, Ir. & Gael. carr. cf. {Chariot}.] 1. A small vehicle moved on wheels; usually, one having but two wheels and drawn by one horse; a cart. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Car coupler — Car Car, n. [OF. car, char, F. cahr, fr. L. carrus, Wagon: a Celtic word; cf. W. car, Armor. karr, Ir. & Gael. carr. cf. {Chariot}.] 1. A small vehicle moved on wheels; usually, one having but two wheels and drawn by one horse; a cart. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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