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Topic: TRAINS, RAILWAYS

Date: 1700-1800
Language: Dutch
Origin: cabuis, from Middle Low German kabuse

caboose

noun
     
ca‧boose [countable]
American EnglishTTT a small railway carriage at the back of a train, usually where the person in charge of it travels [= guard's van British English]
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