Slip coach

slip carriage

noun British.
a railway car detached from a moving train as it passes through a station.
Also called slip coach.


Origin:
1865–70

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slip carriage

noun
a railway car at the end of the train; it can be detached without stopping the train [syn: slip coach
slip coach

noun
a railway car at the end of the train; it can be detached without stopping the train 
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