Definition of Cattle car

1. Noun. A freight car for transporting cattle.

Generic synonyms: Freight Car



Definition of Cattle car

1. Noun. A car, often a train car or semi-trailer, used to transport cattle. ¹

2. Noun. (slang) a paddy wagon, a van for transporting people who have been arrested. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cattle Car

catting
cattish
cattishly
cattishness
cattitude
cattle
cattle-drive
cattle-grid
cattle-prod
cattle beast
cattle boat
cattle breeding
cattle cake
cattle call
cattle calls
cattle car (current term)
cattle cars
cattle diseases
cattle dog
cattle dogs
cattle drive
cattle driver
cattle egret
cattle farm
cattle goad
cattle grid
cattle grids
cattle guard
cattle pen
cattle plague

Literary usage of Cattle car

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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 (1881)
"Double-deck Cattle-car. Bob-tail Street-car. Double-deck Street-car. Box-car. ... Box Cattle-car. Drop-bottom Car. Cabin-car. Dump-car. Caboose-car. ..."

2. The American and English Railroad Cases: A Collection of All Cases Affecting by Frank Cyrus Smith, Thomas Johnson Michie, United States Courts, Great Britain Courts, Canada Courts (1896)
"... suddenly back the train, causing the dead freight car to bump against the cattle car which plaintiff was descending, and by means of such negligence in ..."

3. The American and English Railroad Cases: A Collection of All Cases Affecting by Frank Cyrus Smith, Thomas Johnson Michie, United States Courts, Great Britain Courts, Canada Courts (1908)
"Stephen New went and caught hold of the lever on the cattle car to cut it loose from ... The front trucks of the cattle car rolled over me, broke my leg. ..."

4. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1920)
"A carpenter at work under government contractors at an army camp site who knew that a cattle car was the only accommodation furnished by a railroad to ..."

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