First-class car
First-class First"-class`, a. Of the best class; of the highest rank; in the first division; of the best quality; first-rate; as, a first-class telescope. [1913 Webster]

{First-class car} or {First-class railway carriage}, any passenger car of the highest regular class, and intended for passengers who pay the highest regular rate; -- distinguished from a second-class car. [1913 Webster]


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  • First-class — a. Of the best class; of the highest rank; in the first division; of the best quality; first rate; as, a first class telescope. [1913 Webster] {First class car} or {First class railway carriage}, any passenger car of the highest regular class, a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • First-class railway carriage — First class First class , a. Of the best class; of the highest rank; in the first division; of the best quality; first rate; as, a first class telescope. [1913 Webster] {First class car} or {First class railway carriage}, any passenger car of the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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