Origin of restaurant car
First recorded in 1870–75
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Examples from the Web for restaurant car
In the evening I told him about the lady in the restaurant-car.
It was the gentleman who had paid for her luncheon in the restaurant-car.
It was quite a journey, for two parlor-cars separated them from the restaurant-car, and those two cars were crowded.Parisian Points of View
Later, meeting him in the restaurant-car I asked him to show me his store of bad money.
Later, meeting him in the restaurant-car, I asked him to show me his store of bad money.Adventures and Enthusiasms
E. V. Lucas
- British a railway coach in which meals are servedAlso called: dining car
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