Synonyms for tramcar

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I helped these ladies into the tramcar and they asked me to call in the afternoon.

If any one on the tramcar lost anything he would know who to blame.

One cigar in a tramcar, however, is nothing at all, and should not be mentioned.

Put on your hat and jacket and I'll take you to town in the tramcar.

The tramcar stopped at the rue de Chteau, which was the terminus.

As I took my morning walk, the first thing I saw was a tramcar with the number 365.

When you stop to study the trail you get killed by a tramcar.

I say, Bill, run and ring the park bell; its a tramcar horse.

In these countries to be in a tramcar is to be in the open air.

Pemberton he had never met, but he had seen him just once from the top of a tramcar.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1500, "beam or shaft of a barrow or sledge," also "a barrow or truck body" (1510s), Scottish, originally in reference to the iron trucks used in coal mines, probably from Middle Flemish tram "beam, handle of a barrow, bar, rung," a North Sea Germanic word of unknown origin. The sense of "track for a barrow, tramway" is first recorded 1826; that of "streetcar" is first recorded 1860. Tram-car is attested from 1873.

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