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A railroad freight car without a roof or sides.
- ‘It was a huge railway mortar, a flatcar with a giant gun on it.’
- ‘The plantation-style tree farm, founded in 1955, started moving truck trailers loaded with trees on railroad flatcars in 1988.’
- ‘Depending on their design, flatcars can accommodate containers that are placed singly or stacked two high.’
- ‘I later learn the Friends of the Bodie Railway & Lumber Company have found and restored one of the old flatcars, now displayed at June Lake.’
- ‘The canvas had slipped off onto the flatcar revealing a cannon.’
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Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.