Pullman

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Pullman luxurious passenger car; for day or night travel
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Pullman In car-building, a parlor- or sleeping-car, specifically, and properly, one made by the Pullman Company.
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Usage

In literature:

I sat, with my bundle of papers tucked in beside me, in a corner of a Pullman car.
"A Padre in France" by George A. Birmingham
While this was an eastern model sleeper, an American pullman was also attached to the train for those who preferred it.
"Birdseye Views of Far Lands" by James T. Nichols
He interviewed the Pullman conductor.
"The Boy Scouts Book of Stories" by Various
Jedediah Rittenhouse Pullman, you and I and the horses must have something to eat.
"Harper's Young People, August 31, 1880" by Various
M. Pullman wanted to experiment on a load of the ore from our noted Keystone lode, as it looked so rich.
"A Gold Hunter's Experience" by Chalkley J. Hambleton
Can you buy a Pullman sleeper where you wish?
"Negro Migration during the War" by Emmett J. Scott
The Earp party held council in the Pullman and determined to return to Tombstone.
"When the West Was Young" by Frederick R. Bechdolt
Of course, he wandered, too; but it was by easy stages and by means of Pullmans.
"The Dominant Strain" by Anna Chapin Ray
Gladys was inside and Joe was standin' on the steps of the Pullman, talkin'.
"Kid Scanlan" by H. C. Witwer
Pullman, James M. Univ.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume IV" by Various
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In poetry:

When, brain and heart no longer twain,
We work—God's sky above us blue—
"Stand clear, man, for that Pullman train,
Not twenty lengths of rail from you!"
"Railway Dreamings" by Alexander Anderson
You want to see Wylie's stone—look here;
But stop where you are till the line is clear;
Pullman express from the south is due,
And will be here in a moment or two.
"Old Wylie's Stone" by Alexander Anderson
Then let your Pullman cars
Go roaring to the West,
Till, watched by lonelier stars,
The cactus lifts its crest.
There, on that painted plain,
One ghost will rise again.
"The Ghost Of The New World" by Alfred Noyes

In news:

2 dead, 2 wounded after West Pullman , Austin shootings.
Bill Pullman Cast as President in NBC's '1600 Penn'.
Man found crushed in recycling compactor in Pullman .
The 21-year-old Pullman City Council member on Pullman , WSU and actually doing something.
Greek goes farm-to-table at Pullman 's Black Cypress.
Man In Custody Following West Pullman Domestic Dispute.
2015 Mercedes-Benz S-class Pullman Rendered.
A writer's notebook: Saturday Night Lights in Pullman .
Pullman and Moscow are two college towns located just seven miles apart but in different states.
Three Pullman -area stores were caught selling alcohol to minors during a recent compliance check by the Washington State Liquor Control Board the same weekend an underage WSU student drank himself to death.
"See America by Pullman " advertisement.
Moscow- Pullman Daily News — Services — Moscow.
A Conversation With Philip Pullman .
Pullman car's commemorative plaque is back in place.
The Pullman City Council held their pre-budget workshop Tuesday night to prepare for the cuts that will need to come in 2013.
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In science:

Pullman and Pullman already in 1963 emphasized that “the essential fluidity of life agrees with the fluidity of the electronic cloud in conjugated molecules.
Route to Room-Temperature Superconductivity from a Practical Point of View
Present address : Department of Physics, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington 99164. M. H.
Bose-Einstein Condensation Temperature of a Homogeneous Weakly Interacting Bose Gas : PIMC study
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