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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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  • Europeans, at all events, who have to do with camels seem to think it were as easy to lavish one's love on a luggage van.

    Beast and Man in India John Lockwood Kipling
  • The guard hurried to the luggage van, and the traveller hurried after him.

    Mugby Junction Charles Dickens
  • He was overborne by a command from his aunt, and towed down the platform towards the luggage van by Mr. Dick.

    The Search Party G. A. Birmingham
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • I mean to say, he instantly and crisply directed Belknap-Jackson to go forward to the luggage van and recover his box.

    Ruggles of Red Gap Harry Leon Wilson
  • Handyside, too, made matters easy by lifting his hat and walking off in the direction of the luggage van.

    Number Seventeen Louis Tracy
  • He put the portmanteau into the luggage van, and then returned with the Gladstone bag to the side of a compartment.

    Phyllis of Philistia Frank Frankfort Moore
  • He is dusty and out of breath, and is glad to rest when he has seen his boxes and chests stowed away in the luggage van.

    From Pole to Pole Sven Anders Hedin

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