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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A railroad car for day travel fitted with individual reserved seats. Also called chair car.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n.
  • n. See Palace car, under Car.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A railway passenger-car or -carriage for day travel, furnished more luxuriously than the ordinary cars; a drawing-room car.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a passenger car for day travel; you pay extra fare for individual chairs

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