Boxcars



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.
Historical Examples

Blue Ridge Country Jean Thomas
Andersonville, Volume 4 John McElroy
The Delta of the Triple Elevens William Elmer Bachman
Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue in the Sunny South Laura Lee Hope
Ticktock and Jim Keith Robertson

noun
(US & Canadian) a closed railway freight van
n.

A throw of two sixes (1900s+ Crapshooting)
Very large shoes (1940s+)

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