work train

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noun

a train that transports railroad workers, building materials, etc., to construction or maintenance assignments on the railroad.

Nearby words

  1. work rules,
  2. work song,
  3. work station,
  4. work stoppage,
  5. work through,
  6. work up,
  7. work wonders,
  8. work-furlough,
  9. work-harden,
  10. work-hour

Origin of work train

An Americanism dating back to 1880–85

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