Railroads. stock car (def. 2).
Slang. a railroad passenger car providing little comfort and few amenities.
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How to use cattle car in a sentence
In 1944, as the Red Army advanced, the family once more fled west, this time in a railroad cattle car.
She refers to the cattle car that transported prisoners to the camps.
Some people who had flown in this same plane previously talked of it being as decrepit as a cattle car.
A steer, traveling for days in a crowded cattle-car, moreover, had a way of shrinking ten per cent in weight.Roosevelt in the Bad Lands | H. Hagedorn.
They are then made to walk up an incline with high railings ending at the open doors of a cattle car.How We are Fed | James Franklin Chamberlain
A "cousin" from the North had just arrived, transported South in a cattle car filled with other celestials.The Higher Court | Mary Stewart Daggett
She found her purse and sent a liberal donation to celestials lately en route in the cattle car.The Higher Court | Mary Stewart Daggett
If you dare to stop with that ball I'll ship you back to the lumber camp in a cattle car.At Good Old Siwash | George Fitch