Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A railway-yard in which car-shunting takes place.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Directly in front of the building lies the shunting-yard of the Southern Railroad.

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  • The railway van still bears its original red ochre lead paint outside, the wooden boards overprinted here and there with obscure stencilled shunting-yard lingo: Forward Seymour Loco’, 4697 D only’.

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