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box·car

 (bŏks′kär′)
n.
1. A fully enclosed railroad car, typically having sliding side doors, used to transport freight.
2. boxcars A throw of two dice that turns up six spots on each.

boxcar

(ˈbɒksˌkɑː)
n
(Railways) US and Canadian a closed railway freight van

box•car

(ˈbɒksˌkɑr)

n.
1. an enclosed railroad freight car.
2. boxcars, a pair of sixes on the first throw in craps.
[1855–60, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.boxcar - a freight car with roof and sliding doors in the sidesboxcar - a freight car with roof and sliding doors in the sides
freight car - a railway car that carries freight
stockcar - boxcar with latticed sides; for transporting livestock
Translations

boxcar

[ˈbɒksˌkɑːʳ] N (US) → furgón m

boxcar

[ˈbɒkskɑːr] n (US)wagon m (de marchandises) couvert

boxcar

[ˈbɒkskɑːʳ] n (Am) → carro merci inv
References in classic literature ?
There was said to be two thousand dollars a week hush money from the tubercular steers alone; and as much again from the hogs which had died of cholera on the trains, and which you might see any day being loaded into boxcars and hauled away to a place called Globe, in Indiana, where they made a fancy grade of lard.
Packed into boxcars in lots of seventy, several French and two American airmen managed to pry open the floor of a boxcar and escaped before the train left Paris.
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One of the unusual methods used for the project involves a railroad boxcar that is no longer operational.
After a short layover I was loaded on a train resurrected from World War I, called a 40-and-8, meaning 40 men or 8 horses in a boxcar, on my way to Port Lyautey, French Morocco, on the Atlantic coast.
Will Leather Goods has opened the doors to its boxcar shop inside a reimagined vintage freight car located outside the Fifth Street Public Market.
We were about seventy people in the boxcar speeding into the unknown.
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The tanker trains loaded with crude oil still rattle down the tracks at the end of the alleyway where Merle Haggard, a living legend of country music, grew up in a boxcar that his father transformed into the family home.