from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One of a line or class of public vehicles which stand all night in the streets to pick up passengers.
  • noun The driver of such a conveyance.


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  • After that I have a faint recollection of getting off the boat upon its return to Washington, and of being hustled into a night-liner, the Jewels and their pal nobly standing by me.

    The Statesmen Snowbound


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