cafe car

ca·​fe car | \ kaˈfā-, kə- \

Definition of cafe car

: a railroad passenger car having a kitchen, usually in the center, and one end equipped to serve meals or beverages, the other end being fitted for other uses (as coach, lounge, parlor, smoking room)

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First Known Use of cafe car

1889, in the meaning defined above

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“Cafe car.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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