bow trolley

noun

Definition of bow trolley

: a bow-shaped member for collecting current by sliding contact with an overhead trolley wire

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History and Etymology for bow trolley

bow entry 3 + trolley; from its shape

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“Bow trolley.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bow%20trolley. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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