- a car of a passenger train in which luggage, trunks, etc., are carried.
Origin of baggage car
An Americanism dating back to 1825–35
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Examples from the Web for baggage car
She would never subject him to the discomfort and indignity of the baggage-car.
This left us with only the locomotive, tender, and one baggage-car.Daring and Suffering:
He said some people with a screeching parrot were out in the baggage-car.
Sonny Boy, with a very red face, followed the conductor to the baggage-car.
"This ain't no baggage-car," he grumbled, as he saw the suit-case in her hand.A Voice in the Wilderness
Grace Livingston Hill