- a signal to start a train, given with the hand or with a lamp.
- a signal for a train to move at full speed.
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Ned, hiding from his father with the only true comfort he knows, a highball glass, is also a part of the playroom club.The Greatest New Year's Eve Scene Ever Committed to Film|Stephanie Zacharek|December 29, 2021|Time
Usually made with gin or bourbon, it’s a similarly tart, bubbly highball, also made with lime and a slightly saline mineral water, also perfect for defying wretched summers.How to make Ranch Water, the tequila-lime cocktail that keeps so many Texans cool|M. Carrie Allan|July 27, 2021|Washington Post
So it only seems fitting to break out the ice and make highballs or other cooling concoctions.Half Full’s Last-Minute Father’s Day Drink & Food Gift Guide|Noah Rothbaum|June 17, 2021|The Daily Beast
Pursuit of happiness at our house involved a highball for Dad and an Old Fashioned for Mom.What Did TJ Mean By “Pursuit of Happiness,” Anyway?|P. J. O’Rourke|June 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Having completed her quorum, and distributed her tickets, Mrs. Neff made ready to depart by attacking her highball again.
She put out her hand to him, but he did not see it; he set off to find some one to lead him to a Scotch highball.
Say, they had a highball or that,—all he had to do was to drop the tiniest speck from the little vial into the drink.The Come Back|Carolyn Wells
I believe you had reached the highball incident in your recital.The Main Chance|Meredith Nicholson
It is not particularly significant that I started the summer on Highball and ended it on Budweiser.Tenting To-night|Mary Roberts Rinehart