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baggage car

a car of a passenger train in which luggage, trunks, etc., are carried.
Origin of baggage car
1825-35, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • As hunting parties grew bigger and stayed on the island longer, the railroad set up a baggage car for free accommodations.
  • While en route they beat their officers, locked them in a baggage car, and took over the train.
  • The second baggage car was thrown on its side and off the track.
  • The third baggage car was also thrown off the track, but remained upright.
  • The three mall cars and the baggage car of the west bound train were totally wrecked.
  • It filled a baggage car as closely as it could be packed.
  • But in the warmth of the baggage car the unearthly creature thaws and incredibly comes back to life.
  • The train is composed of two compart ment cars, three sleepers, one diner and a library smoking baggage car.
  • The locomotive and express and baggage car toppled over into the ditch and were badly smashed.

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