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luggage van

  1. British a railway carriage used to transport passengers' luggage, bicycles, etcUS and Canadian name: baggage car
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Examples from the Web for luggage van

Historical Examples

  • Phillipson hurries back to the luggage-van; Spurrell returns.

    Lyre and Lancet

    F. Anstey

  • You may go on the horse-cars, or you may go on the luggage-van.

    A Rebellious Heroine

    John Kendrick Bangs

  • Just as the night mail was starting for Dover he would enter the luggage-van, and then all would be clear until he reached Paris.

  • Gerald named it the luggage-van, and declared he would certainly take his passage on it.

  • There was nothing for it but patience; and, in due time, it was rewarded by the arrival of three omnibuses and a luggage-van.