trailer court
Trailer Trail"er, n. 1. a wheeled vehicle without a motor, designed to be drawn by a motor vehicle in front of it; specifically: (a) such a vehicle used on street railroads. Called also {trail car}. (b) the large wheeled wagon or van pulled by a tractor in a tractor-trailer combination. (c) a vehicle equipped as a mobile dwelling unit, pulled by an automobile or other mtor vehicle, and used as a dwelling when parked; -- also called a {mobile home}. (d) A wheeled motorless open wagon designed to carry a heavy object, such as a boat trailer. [PJC]

2. (Movies) A short blank segment of movie film attached to the end; -- used for convenient insertion of the film in a projector. [PJC]

3. (Movies) A short film consisting primarily of one or more short portions of a film, used in promotions or advertisements shortly before initial release of a film. [PJC]

4. A part of an object which extends some distance beyond the main body of the object; as, the trailer of a plant. [1913 Webster]

{trailer park}. An area equipped to accommodate trailers[2], often with outlets supplying electrical power and water. Called also {trailer camp}, {trailer court}. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • trailer camp — noun a camp where space for house trailers can be rented; utilities are generally provided • Syn: ↑trailer park • Hypernyms: ↑camp * * * noun or trailer court or …   Useful english dictionary

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