a standard model of automobile changed in various ways for racing purposes.
Also called cattle car. Railroads. a boxcar for carrying livestock.
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Origin of stock car
1855–60, Americanism for def 2
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- a car, usually a production saloon, strengthened and modified for a form of racing in which the cars often collide
- (as modifier)stock-car racing
US and Canadian a railway wagon designed for carrying livestockAlso called (in Britain and certain other countries): cattle truck
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