field train

noun

: the portion of the transportation including personnel of military units lower than a division that carries reserve stocks of supplies of all kinds not immediately required during combat

Word History

First Known Use

1692, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of field train was in 1692

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“Field train.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/field%20train. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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