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coal car

noun
1.
a railroad car designed to carry coal.
2.
a car for hauling coal in or from a mine.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60, Americanism
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Examples for coal car
  • The conductor was riding one side of the leading coal car and the brakeman was riding the other.

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