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passenger-engine

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A locomotive engine constructed specially for passenger traffic. While capable of higher speed, its tractive power is less than that of a freight-engine. See locomotive.
  • n. A locomotive engine constructed specially for passenger traffic. While capable of higher speed, its tractive power is less than that of a freight-engine. See locomotive.

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Examples

  • McCrea drew him a few paces away from the point where they found him, with a great passenger-engine hissing and throbbing close at hand, waiting to take the Flyer whirling eastward toward the Missouri.

    To The Front A Sequel to Cadet Days

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