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flatcar

[flat-kahr] /ˈflætˌkɑr/
noun
1.
a railroad car consisting of a platform without sides or top.
Origin of flatcar
1860-1865
1860-65, Americanism; flat1 + car1
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  • Thereupon they threw a line about the shack and with the engine hauled it to the side of a flatcar attached to the train.

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