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filling station

noun
1.
service station (def 1).
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  • “The nearest house or filling station is at least a mile up the road,” volunteered Penny.

    Ghost Beyond the Gate Mildred A. Wirt
  • "But you'll have to meet me at Carter's filling station," she cautioned.

    David Lannarck, Midget George S. Harney
  • Well, she went either to the restroom or into the filling station.

    Warren Commission (11 of 26): Hearings Vol. XI (of 15) The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
  • Finally, soaked and muddy, they reached the filling station.

    Dan Carter Cub Scout Mildred A. Wirt
  • In Quito the others found a filling station, the operator of which agreed to send out a truck to the monoplane to fill the tanks.

    Secrets of the Andes James H. Foster
  • “That was sure some storm,” he remarked to the filling station man.

    Dan Carter Cub Scout Mildred A. Wirt
  • Now, it seemed necessary that he and Landy ride down to the filling station seeking news of the missing ones.

    David Lannarck, Midget George S. Harney
  • Already the trucker was starting to pull away from the filling station.

    Dan Carter Cub Scout Mildred A. Wirt
  • No cops had seen that the gray sedan which had driven into Burkey's filling station had come out a blue sedan.

  • “This is a regular cloudburst,” the filling station attendant remarked, watching the rain pelt against the window.

    Dan Carter Cub Scout Mildred A. Wirt
British Dictionary definitions for filling station

filling station

noun
1.
a place where petrol and other supplies for motorists are sold
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Slang definitions & phrases for filling station

filling station

noun phrase

A very small town; jerkwater town (1940s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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