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caboose

noun
ca·​boose | \ kə-ˈbüs How to pronounce caboose (audio) \

Definition of caboose

1 : a ship's galley
2 : a freight-train car attached usually to the rear mainly for the use of the train crew
3 : one that follows or brings up the rear

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Examples of caboose in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The later phases were to include a small event center and the restoration of a historic train caboose. John Delapp, Houston Chronicle, "Drive to renovate Pearland train depot loses steam," 15 June 2020 The caboose was donated to the school by the Ferrone family. Linda Gandee, cleveland, "Avon Lake Class of 2020 gearing up for outdoor ceremony; historical caboose figures into the day," 1 June 2020 Later, the community rallied to have the caboose restored. Linda Gandee, cleveland, "Avon Lake Class of 2020 gearing up for outdoor ceremony; historical caboose figures into the day," 1 June 2020 Open year-round, the railroad museum offers free admission and features two historic depots, a collection of railroad memorabilia and an assortment of railroad cars, locomotives and cabooses to explore. Michelle Matthews | Mmatthews@al.com, al, "This pumpkin patch train ride will get you in the fall mood," 25 Sep. 2019 Soon a train of grumpy parents began lining up behind them, the caboose of the duo’s unending embrace (complete with a steady stream of tears). Stephanie Fairyington, New York Times, "6 Things That Drive Day Care Workers Crazy," 19 Apr. 2020 The small, 32-year-old park at 217 S. Main St. features replicas of a water tower and a settlers’ cabin, an antique caboose at a small railroad depot, a gazebo and an old library building. Hunter Johnson, Dallas News, "Irving awards $5.6M contract to redevelop Heritage Park, adding space for concerts and food trucks," 27 Feb. 2020 Locomotive tickets are $35, and caboose tickets are $25. Michelle Matthews | Mmatthews@al.com, al, "This pumpkin patch train ride will get you in the fall mood," 25 Sep. 2019 Watch blacksmiths, see farm animals and explore eight historic structures, plus a steam locomotive and a wooden caboose on the property.

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First Known Use of caboose

1732, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for caboose

probably from Dutch kabuis, kombuis, from Middle Low German kabūse

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The first known use of caboose was in 1732

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28 Jun 2020

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“Caboose.” waleadership.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://waleadership.com/dictionary/caboose. Accessed 3 Jul. 2020.

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caboose

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English Language Learners Definition of caboose

US : a part of a train that is attached at the back end and is used by people who work on the train

caboose

noun
ca·​boose | \ kə-ˈbüs How to pronounce caboose (audio) \

Kids Definition of caboose

: a car usually at the rear of a freight train for the use of the train crew

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