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refrigerator car

noun
1.
a freight car having either an ice chest or machinery for chilling perishables and sometimes having a heating unit to keep perishables from freezing.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70, Americanism
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  • In the summer--if they were lucky--a train would slow down long enough to throw out some extra ice from a refrigerator car.
  • They had the stuff with them in the refrigerator car, where they were stealing a ride, but were unable to take it off with them.

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