road-train

[ rohd-treyn ]

noun
  1. a convoy of motor vehicles.

  2. a fleet of motor vehicles traveling together in line.

Origin of road-train

1
First recorded in 1955–60

Words Nearby road-train

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How to use road-train in a sentence

  • Every one who possibly could would grow or fatten something when he could just put it on a road train, and send it off to market.

    Field and Hedgerow | Richard Jefferies
  • The projected road train is flexible and capable of coming to the crops.

    Field and Hedgerow | Richard Jefferies
  • They found the cross-road train, entered, and took their seats.

    Anne | Constance Fenimore Woolson
  • The rail road train made the transit from Springfield to Hartford, 26 miles, in 33 minutes.

British Dictionary definitions for road train

road train

noun
  1. Australian a line of linked trailers pulled by a truck, used for transporting stock, etc

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