a car that is equipped as a wrecker.: Compare wrecker (def. 2).
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How to use wrecking car in a sentence
It consisted of a wrecking car, a caboose, and one coach with tender and engine.Robert Hardy's Seven Days | Charles Monroe Sheldon
"If you will take a bit of help from an outsider, I think we needn't wait for the wrecking-car," he said to the dubious trainmen.A Fool For Love | Francis Lynde
This occurred under the lee of a cliff, so we went in search with wrecking car the next day.Friends of France | Various
Here, men,” he called to his assistants on the wrecking car, “fetch this fellow into the shanty yonder.Ralph on the Engine | Allen Chapman
The best thing to do is to get a wrecking car here; meantime, the trestle should be guarded.Ralph on the Engine | Allen Chapman