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- another term for rack railway
- ‘Stepping off the cog railway at 12,500 feet, I'm on the rooftop of the Alps - this is the highest lift-serviced terrain in Europe.’
- ‘We stopped along the way to peek at the cog railway that goes up Mount Washington in New Hampshire.’
- ‘The town has a festive feel, but if you need to get away, take the cog railway up the mountain where the midday lunch lasts several hours.’
- ‘You have to pay a supplement for the Swiss leg of the route, before being hauled up the side of a huge cliff on a cog railway.’
- ‘Pikes Peak is home to one of Colorado's largest bighorn sheep herds, and riders on the cog railway frequently see many of these animals.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.