wagonslits

wagon-lit

[French va-gawn-lee]
noun, plural wagons-lits [va-gawn-lee] .
(in continental European usage) a railroad sleeping car.

Origin:
1880–85; < French, equivalent to wagon railway coach (< E) + lit bed (< Latin lectus)

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wagon-lit (French vaɡɔ̃li)
 
n , pl wagons-lits
1.  a sleeping car on a European railway
2.  a compartment on such a car
 
[C19: from French, from wagon railway coach + lit bed]

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