caboosenoun [ C ]uk /kəˈbuːs/ us /kəˈbuːs/ US
Examples from literature
- Except for one or two railroad hands waiting by the caboose of a freight train, nobody was about.
- Lincoln traveled any way he could-in ordinary passenger trains, or even in the caboose of a freight train.
- The express had run her nose into the caboose of the freight, and more harm was done to the freight than to the passenger cars.
- Those individuals making up a train endeavor to keep any one from hitching on to their caboose.
- When nearly opposite the caboose the big train settled to a stop.