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freight engine

noun
1.
a locomotive for pulling freight trains, designed for high drawbar pull rather than high speed.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65, Americanism
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  • Fortunately a freight engine had steam ud, and saved several cars that were on a sidetrack.
  • The third car struck a freight engine on a siding and the cars following were telescoped and totally demolished.

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