boxcar boxcar  /ˈbɑk ˌskɑr/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a freight car with roof and sliding doors in the sides

Usage(s):

  1. One cold night in 1931, his shabby clothing buttoned tightly about his short, diabetic body, a derelict named Driscoll lay on the floor of a boxcar in Seattle's railroad yards.
  2. Only available transportation to the coast was by boxcar, hardly suitable for an Ambassador.
  3. After the disaster, the victims' bodies were put in rubber bags, removed from the crash site aboard a railroad boxcar and brought back to Evansville.

News

  1. Turn it down

    The Michigan DJ Olympics, in its fourth year, is a statewide DJ competition held annually in Lansing. Hosted by Boxcar Management, it pits 16 DJs from all over the state against each other. The competition is a four-category battle for gold, silver and bronze medals.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: City Pulse

  2. 5 Rules for Meeting With Decision Makers

    Here are some simple guidelines to ensure that your customer "face time" results in a sale. Whether you're meeting with a decision maker on the phone or in person, you must make the most of the time you get. Here are five excellent suggestions for doing so from Tom Black , author of The Boxcar Millionaire . 1. Set a Reasonable Goal There's a natural tendency to want to "close the deal" when you ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Inc Magazine

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Quotes

  1. "I know I'm late, but I am on the train," Easley said. "I'd rather be a bum on the boxcar of the Obama train than at the front of the bus with John McCain."
    on Jun 9, 2008 By: Mike Easley Source: Winston-Salem Journal (registration)

  2. "I remember standing on the depot platform with my daddy at the railroad and seeing the freight train go by with a whole family in that boxcar," Murphy told a reporter in 1990.
    on Dec 17, 2007 By: Thomas Bailey Murphy Source: Macon Telegraph

  3. "I think it's healthy to take a break. We did the same thing four years ago. Blink took a break, and Boxcar [Racer] happened and that's the same way with this," Barker told Kevin and Bean. "We're taking a break and letting everyone be...
    on Feb 24, 2005 By: Travis Barker Source: FMQB

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