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Varina Davis, Jefferson Davis: Ex-President of the Confederate States of America, A Memoir by his Wife, Volume 1 2 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 2 0 Browse Search
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ter is again returned to the cistern f as the weight is lowered. The view shows section and elevation. Pull-i′ron. The piece at the hind end of the tongue of a street-car by which it is attached to the car. Pull-iron. Pull′man-car. (Railroad-engineering.) A first-class car, usually fitted with capacious seats by day and with couches and berths by night. Named from the promoter of the enterprise and one of the inventors of the contrivances now used by the company. The Pullman cars are owned by a company which puts them on the various railways of the country, carrying passengers who have first-class tickets and who pay extra for the use of the superior accommodation of the Pullman car. It is fast becoming the equivalent of the European first-class, being superior in its fittings to the other cars of the train, and is more select and safe. See sleeping-car. Pul′look. See put-log. Pull-piece. (Horology.) The wire or string attached to the striki