- (in continental European usage) a railroad sleeping car.
Origin of wagon-lit
Examples from the Web for wagon-lit
Historical Examples of wagon-lit
Every wagon-lit in Berlin had been commandeered by the staff.The Day of Wrath
They stood at the door of their wagon-lit in the Côte d'Azur Rapide, searching the crowded platform for him.Swirling Waters
Just fancy, Stuart burst forth, the indignity of having to ask permission before one could keep a fox-terrier or a wagon-lit.
I hope the wagon-lit proved a compensation for your temporary effacement, laughed Stuart.
From the window of the wagon-lit Mrs. Shiffney looked at the two men standing together as the train drew away from the platform.The Way of Ambition
- a sleeping car on a European railway
- a compartment on such a car