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

  • n. A railroad car designed for carrying freight.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. a railway wagon for carrying goods

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. See under Car.
  • n. a car for the transportation of merchandise or other goods.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A railroad-car for carrying freight, commonly a box-car. Called in Great Britain a goods-wagon or goods-van.

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

  • n. a railway car that carries freight


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