rolling stock

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noun

the wheeled vehicles of a railroad, including locomotives, freight cars, and passenger cars.

Nearby words

  1. rolling launch,
  2. rolling meadows,
  3. rolling mill,
  4. rolling paper,
  5. rolling pin,
  6. rolling stone,
  7. rolling stones,
  8. rolling-element bearing,
  9. rollingly,
  10. rollins

Also stock.

Origin of rolling stock

First recorded in 1850–55

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British Dictionary definitions for rolling stock

rolling stock

noun

the wheeled vehicles collectively used on a railway, including the locomotives, passenger coaches, freight wagons, guard's vans, etc
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