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buffet car

noun

Definition of buffet car

British

  1. :  a railroad car in which meals are served :  dining car



Word by Word Definitions

buffetplay
  1. :  a blow especially with the hand

    :  something that strikes with telling force

  1. :  to strike sharply especially with the hand :  cuff

    :  to strike repeatedly :  batter

    :  to drive, force, move, or attack by or as if by repeated blows

  1. :  sideboard

    :  a counter for refreshments

    :  a restaurant operated as a public convenience (as in a railway station)

  1. :  served informally (as from a buffet)

  1. :  a vehicle moving on wheels: as

    :  carriage, chariot

    :  a vehicle designed to move on rails (as of a railroad)


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