Definition of Slip carriage

1. Noun. A railway car at the end of the train; it can be detached without stopping the train.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Slip Carriage

slinky
slinter
slinters
sliotar
sliotars
slip
slip-case
slip-cueing
slip-joint pliers
slip-on
slip-skin grape
slip-up
slip-ups
slip away
slip by
slip carriage (current term)
slip case
slip clutch
slip coach
slip down
slip friction clutch
slip in
slip into
slip into something more comfortable
slip knot
slip noose
slip nooses
slip of paper
slip of the pen
slip of the tongue

Literary usage of Slip carriage

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

1. Belgravia by Mary Elizabeth Braddon (1874)
"Why, this is a slip carriage!' he cried. The guard looked up over his paper, caught some impression of the group, and said to the lady, ' Yes, ma'am, ..."

2. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1887)
"This slip-carriage will be attached—so strongly attached, ... A slip-carriage, like an individual, resents being " taken off," and therefore at this point ..."

3. Old Seaport Towns of the South by Mildred Cram (1917)
"This is the slip carriage for Warwick." On the platform I stared wildly about ... "slip carriage—" I began feebly. "Yes, madam." "It was, what d'you say, ..."

4. Old Seaport Towns of the South by Mildred Cram (1917)
"This is the slip carriage for Warwick." On the platform I stared wildly about for the rest of the train. A puff of smoke on the horizon showed me where it ..."

5. Railway Engineer by Railway Division (1908)
"... to retaining the heat in the slip carriage and in the carriages of the train when slipped without adding to the duties of the slip carriage attendant. ..."

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