Definition of Parlour car

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




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Parlour Car

parliaments
parlies
parling
parlor
parlor-game
parlor-games
parlor car
parlor game
parlor grand
parlor grand piano
parlormaid
parlormaids
parlors
parlour
parlour-game
parlour car (current term)
parlour game
parlour games
parlour grand
parlour grand piano
parlour skate
parlourmaid
parlourmaids
parlours
parlous
parlously
parly
parm
parma wallabies
parma wallaby

Literary usage of Parlour car

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1. Our Iron Roads: Their History, Construction and Administration by Frederick Smeeton Williams (1888)
"... 1 us parlour car, a luxurious 13 f: r; v jl only. It was a taste- 311 cf.ir fifty feet long, ..."

2. We; a Confession of Faith for the American People During and After the War by Gerald Stanley Lee (1916)
"... PRESIDENT AND THE parlour car THE President feels as deeply as anyone about America's self-expression and about America's defending itself by looking as ..."

3. We; a Confession of Faith for the American People During and After the War by Gerald Stanley Lee (1916)
"... AND THIS BOOK I THE PRESIDENT AND THE parlour car THE President feels as deeply as anyone about America's self-expression and about America's defending ..."

4. The Land of Contrasts: A Briton's View of His American Kin by James Fullarton Muirhead (1898)
"The parlour car corresponds to our first class ; and its use has this ... The parlour-car rates, however, increase considerably as we go on towards the West ..."

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