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trolley line

noun
1.
the route of a trolley car or trolley bus.
2.
a public or private transportation system using trolley cars or trolley buses.
Origin of trolley line
1890-1895
An Americanism dating back to 1890-95
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  • Halfway to the trolley line, the dog turned off into a by-road.

    K Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • So, leaving the boathouse, they started for the trolley line.

    The Eight-Oared Victors

    Lester Chadwick
  • He's out on the trolley line that leads toward Grand Rapids.

    Motor Matt's Hard Luck Stanley R. Matthews
  • The trolley line ends there, and I think it is a picnic grove.

    Affinities and Other Stories Mary Roberts Rinehard
  • But we gotta get a trolley line down to Unity an' catch that evenin' train.

    The City of Fire Grace Livingston Hill
  • I believe if you asked for it you could get a yearly pass over the trolley line.

    The Lucky Seventh Ralph Henry Barbour
  • I only hope Brassfield will be able to get us that trolley line he promises.

    Double Trouble

    Herbert Quick
  • At the end of the trolley line was a carryall which was to convey us to the club.

    Hearts and Masks

    Harold MacGrath
  • This park is at the end of a trolley line; it is their Arcadia.

    The Woman Who Toils Mrs. John Van Vorst and Marie Van Vorst
  • The Doctor promised to do so, and I think the trolley line has not been built.

    T. De Witt Talmage T. De Witt Talmage

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