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luggage van

(Brit) a railway carriage used to transport passengers' luggage, bicycles, etc US and Canadian name baggage car
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  • The guard hurried to the luggage van, and the traveller hurried after him.

    Mugby Junction Charles Dickens
  • They were in a box, which was put in the luggage van and lost.

  • My father went with me to the luggage van, a porter following.

    I Walked in Arden Jack Crawford
  • Every railroad journey found him wandering like an earthbound spirit between his seat and the luggage van.

    Edgar Saltus: The Man

    Marie Saltus
  • He sought out the guard who had deluded him and found him superintending the clearing of the luggage van.

    The Giant's Robe F. Anstey
  • Trains used not to jerk, surely, in the old days, and for that matter she used not to travel in a luggage van.

    Dodo Wonders E. F. Benson
  • There is always a smoking-car attached to the train, generally immediately after the locomotive or luggage van.

    The Land of Contrasts James Fullarton Muirhead
  • The driver of the luggage van held the ferry in expectation of us, and with its team it was already stowed on board.

  • Sir John took first-class tickets to London, and the curious deal boxes found their place in the luggage van.

    Betty Vivian L. T. Meade
  • The special train included two saloon cars, a sleeping car, and a luggage van.

    Froth Armando Palacio Valds

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