buffet car

noun

Definition of buffet car

British
:a railroad car in which meals are served :dining car

Word by Word Definitions

buffet play
  1. : a blow especially with the hand

  2. : something that strikes with telling force

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

  2. : to strike repeatedly : batter

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

  1. : sideboard

  2. : a counter for refreshments

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

  1. : served informally especially as a buffet (see 3buffet 2c)

car play
  1. : a vehicle moving on wheels: such as

  2. : carriage, chariot

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


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