Boxcar



Railroads. a completely enclosed freight car.
boxcars, a pair of sixes on the first throw of the dice in the game of craps.
Informal. extremely or disproportionately large:
The business had boxcar profits during its first year.
Contemporary Examples

Get Ready to Barter Like it’s 1919 Noah Kristula-Green June 3, 2012
Daryl and Carol Reunite in New Walking Dead Teaser Trailer The Daily Beast September 18, 2014
Brenda Brathwaite: Holocaust Game Designer Ben Crair December 12, 2010
Brenda Brathwaite: Holocaust Game Designer Ben Crair December 12, 2010
Brenda Brathwaite: Holocaust Game Designer Ben Crair December 12, 2010

Historical Examples

Automobile Biographies Lyman Horace Weeks
And Then the Town Took Off Richard Wilson
David Lannarck, Midget George S. Harney
Warren Commission (7 of 26): Hearings Vol. VII (of 15) The President’s Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
The Altar at Midnight Cyril M. Kornbluth

noun
(US & Canadian) a closed railway freight van
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