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erinmckean commented on the word rail house
from a column by Vic Fleming, who researched this phrase:
1: A railway car that has been converted into a residence for railway workers, usually located in a rail yard.
2. A railway-related structure that has some of the qualities associated with a residence and that is located beside a train track.
3: A residential structure located near a railroad track.
4: A restaurant or bar with a railroad theme, or one that is near a railroad track.
5. A descriptive term used in some business names of establishments near railroad tracks.
August 20, 2014
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