Definition of Bradshaw in English:

Bradshaw

noun

  • A timetable of all passenger trains in Britain, issued 1839–1961.

    • ‘Now these tables are no longer drab government documents printed on bad paper, with barely legible characters, but still remembered nostalgically as the Bradshaw.’
    • ‘A railway timetable was "a Bradshaw", no matter by which railway company it had been issued and whether Bradshaw had been responsible for its production or not.’
    • ‘Bradshaw was a colloquial designation of Bradshaw’s Railway Guide, a timetable of all railway trains running in Great Britain, printed annually.’

Origin

Named after its first publisher, George Bradshaw (1801–53), printer and engraver.

Pronunciation:

Bradshaw

/ˈbradʃɔː/