boat train

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noun

a train scheduled to carry passengers to or from a landing point: The boat train to Paris was waiting at Cherbourg.

Nearby words

  1. boat patch,
  2. boat people,
  3. boat race,
  4. boat shoe,
  5. boat tail,
  6. boat-billed heron,
  7. boat-tailed grackle,
  8. boatage,
  9. boatbill,
  10. boatbuilder

Origin of boat train

First recorded in 1880–85

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British Dictionary definitions for boat train

boat train

noun

a train scheduled to take passengers to or from a particular ship
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