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saloon car

noun, British.
1.
Also, saloon carriage. a railway sleeping, dining, or parlor car similar to a U.S. Pullman.
2.
sedan (def 1).
Origin of saloon car
1885-1890
First recorded in 1885-90
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  • They all entered the saloon car, which the Greek representatives left again after a little while.

  • An empty car, called a saloon car, was hitched on to the rear of the train and locked up.

    Abraham Lincoln William Eleroy Curtis
  • Next time we go about the country in a saloon car together, I hope we'll have better luck.

    The Vanished Messenger E. Phillips Oppenheim

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