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goods train

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noun British.

freight train.

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goodpasture's syndrome, goodrich, goods, goods and chattels, goods engine, goods train, goods wagon, goods yard, goodspeed, goodspeed, edgar johnson, goodwife

Origin of goods train

First recorded in 1880–85
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for goods train

  • But this they could not do, for neither could the stove go by a passenger train nor they themselves go in a goods-train.

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  • A goods-train had come in ten minutes before, for which he had had to turn the points, and he never turned them back again.

  • As they crossed the railway-bridge a goods-train ran underneath and puffed smoke into the mare's eyes.

  • The Rob Roy was therefore sent by itself in a goods-train, the very first separation between us for three months.