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mail car

noun
1.
a railroad car for carrying mail.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45
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Examples from the web for mail car
  • Old timers remembered the incoming mail would be tossed from the mail car.
  • The engine and mail car turned over and the baggage and smoking cars were derailed.
  • Beth engines were wrecked, and three clerks in the mail car were badly bruised.
  • The blind baggage is the car between the mail car and the engine.

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