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buffet car

noun, Railroads.
a car having facilities for preparing and serving light meals.
Origin of buffet car
1885-90, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • Stationery, books, and magazines became features of the buffet-car.

    The Modern Railroad Edward Hungerford
  • As the train was to be a light one, consisting of a buffet-car and a parlor-car, the party could not be very large.

    Aladdin & Co. Herbert Quick
British Dictionary definitions for buffet-car

buffet car

(Brit) a railway coach where light refreshments are served
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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