Definition of Chair car

1. Noun. A passenger car for day travel; you pay extra fare for individual chairs.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chair Car

chainsaw consultant
chainsawed
chainsawing
chainsaws
chainset
chainsets
chainsmoking
chainstay
chainstays
chainwheel
chainwheels
chainwide
chainwise
chainwork
chair
chair car (current term)
chair conformation
chair form
chair lift
chair mat
chair mats
chair plug
chair rail
chairback
chairbacks
chairbound
chaired
chairfast
chairfolk
chairing

Literary usage of Chair car

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Car-builder's Dictionary: An Illustrated Vocabulary of Terms which by Master Car-Builders' Association, Matthias Nace Forney, Arthur Mellen Wellington, Leander Garey, Calvin A. Smith (1906)
"Chair Arm Plate. A metal plate for the top of a chair arm. If for common passenger car seats it is called an Arm Cap, which see. chair car. Figs. 99-103. ..."

2. Annual Report of the Attorney-general of the United States by United States Dept. of Justice, United States Attorney-General (1892)
"10 Dinner, $1; supper, 75 cents 1.75 Railroad fare to Boston 1.00 chair car Boston to Worcester and return 1.00 4. Street-car fare, Boston, ..."

3. Sunsetby Southern Pacific Company, Southern Pacific Company. Passenger Dept by Southern Pacific Company, Southern Pacific Company. Passenger Dept (1901)
"COAST LINE LIMITED-Dally-Parlor Car, Free Reclining chair car, Smoking Car and Dining Car San ... Free Reclining chair car San Francisco to El Paso. ..."

4. Car Builders' Cyclopedia of American Practice by American Railway Association, Master Car Builders' Association, Mechanical Division, Association of American Railroads (1903)
"chair car. FIGS. 72, 77. The term chair car generally is applied to a car equipped with reclining chairs or twin car seats, and which car is run on local ..."

5. Investigation of the Department of the Interior and of the Bureau of by United States, Congress (1910)
"Ar. at Boston, Mass., at3.50 pm Seat in chair car Brunswick, Me., to Boston, ... $l.iu fee to porter on chair car, .25; U street car fares, at 5c each, ..."

6. Handbook of Railroad Expenses by James Shirley Eaton (1913)
"PARLOR AND chair car REVENUE This account inclu(les amounts earned by a carrier in fares collected from passengers for seats in parlor, observation, ..."

7. Digest of Decisions of the Courts and Interstate Commerce Commission Under by Edward Beauchamp Peirce (1908)
"EMPLOYEES This account includes pay of conductors, porters, cooks, waiters, barbers, and other employees on trains or cars of parlor and chair car lines. ..."

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