chair car

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  1. a day coach having two adjustable seats on each side of a central aisle.

  2. (not in technical use) parlor car.

Origin of chair car

An Americanism dating back to 1865–70

Words Nearby chair car Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use chair car in a sentence

  • As I sat for the rest of my journey in that chair car my mind reverted to another incident that had occurred two months earlier.

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