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restaurant car

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noun Chiefly British.
  1. dining car.
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Origin of restaurant car

First recorded in 1870–75
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Examples from the Web for restaurant car

Historical Examples

  • In the evening I told him about the lady in the restaurant-car.

    Castellinaria

    Henry Festing Jones

  • It was the gentleman who had paid for her luncheon in the restaurant-car.

    Castellinaria

    Henry Festing Jones

  • It was quite a journey, for two parlor-cars separated them from the restaurant-car, and those two cars were crowded.

  • 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.


British Dictionary definitions for restaurant car

restaurant car

noun
  1. British a railway coach in which meals are servedAlso called: dining car
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