Definition of "railway-carriage" [railway-carriage]
A railway-car for passenger-traffic. (noun)
The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)
Use "railway-carriage" in a sentence
"One may smoke in a railway-carriage in spite of by-laws, if one has first obtained the consent of every one present; but if there be a lady there, though she give her consent, smoke not."
"There he sat, with his tweed suit and his American accent, in the corner of a prosaic railway-carriage, and yet as I looked at his dark and expressive face I felt more than ever how true a descendant he was of that long line of high-blooded, fiery, and masterful men."
"The mirror showed her as he had expected; she was reading as the railway-carriage swayed with the rhythm imposed by the rails."