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  • n. An inclined road in a coal mine, on which loaded cars descend by gravity, drawing up empty ones.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • An inclined road in a coal mine, on which loaded cars descend by gravity, drawing up empty ones.

Etymologies

Compare gin an engine, ginny-carriage. (Wiktionary)

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