BOX-CAR

boxcar

[boks-kahr]
noun
1.
Railroads. a completely enclosed freight car.
2.
boxcars, a pair of sixes on the first throw of the dice in the game of craps.
adjective
3.
Informal. extremely or disproportionately large: The business had boxcar profits during its first year.

Origin:
1855–60, Americanism; box1 + car1

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boxcar (ˈbɒksˌkɑː)
 
n
(US), (Canadian) a closed railway freight van

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boxcar
1856, Amer.Eng., from box (n.1) + car.
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