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command car

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noun Military.
  1. a vehicle for use by a commander and staff.

Origin of command car

An Americanism dating back to 1955–60
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  • He shrugged it aside and climbed into the command-car, followed by M'zangwe and O'Leary.

    Ullr Uprising

    Henry Beam Piper

  • Together, they struggled back to the command-car, von Schlichten covering the retreat with his pistol.

    Uller Uprising

    Henry Beam Piper, John D. Clark and John F. Carr

  • Suppose we leave here in my command-car, go to Kankad's Town, and wait there till the Aldebaran gets in.

    Uller Uprising

    Henry Beam Piper, John D. Clark and John F. Carr