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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In coal-mining, the house or structure in which the head-frame stands, and by which it is protected and shielded from the weather.
  • n. In railroading, the end of a terminal station; that part of a terminal station building whieh contains the ticket-offices, waiting-rooms, and concourse, and forms the front or entrance to the train-shed.

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