wagon-lit

noun
wa·gon-lit | \vä-gōⁿ-ˈlē \
plural wagons-lits or wagon-lits\vä-gōⁿ-ˈlē(z) \

Definition of wagon-lit 

: a railroad sleeping car

First Known Use of wagon-lit

1884, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for wagon-lit

French, from wagon railroad car + lit bed

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The first known use of wagon-lit was in 1884

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