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Topic: TRAINS, RAILWAYS

Date: 1800-1900
Origin: George M. Pullman (1831-97), U.S. inventor who designed the car;
Sense: 2
Origin: because they were made to fit under the seats of Pullman cars

Pullman

noun
     
Pull‧man [countable]
TTT a very comfortable train carriage, or a train made up of these carriages
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