refrigerator car

a freight car having either an ice chest or machinery for chilling perishables and sometimes having a heating unit to keep perishables from freezing.

1865–70, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Example sentences
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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