guard's van

noun

railways, British and NZ the van in which the guard travels, usually attached to the rear of a trainUS and Canadian equivalent: caboose

Nearby words

  1. guard duty,
  2. guard hair,
  3. guard of honor,
  4. guard pin,
  5. guard ring,
  6. guardafui,
  7. guardant,
  8. guarded,
  9. guardedly,
  10. guardee

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