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trap car

noun
  1. a railroad car used at a terminal for collecting and distributing freight.
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Historical Examples

  • The trap-car elimination has released anywhere from 30 to 40 per cent.

    Our Railroads To-Morrow

    Edward Hungerford

  • Do you know what it took them in average practice with that trap-car?

    Our Railroads To-Morrow

    Edward Hungerford