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Branch line   /bræntʃ laɪn/   Listen
Branch line

A railway line connected to a trunk line.  Synonyms: spur, spur track.

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"Branch line" Quotes from Famous Books

... next morning that Sherm was not to be moved from his purpose, he decided to go into town early and see if by any chance there might be another telegram or a letter. Letters from the east sometimes came down by a branch line from the north. There was nothing, and he finally resolved to telegraph Mrs. Dart as to Sherm's state of mind. Sherm was to come later in the day with Frank in time to catch the evening train, which was the only one that made close ...
— Chicken Little Jane on the Big John • Lily Munsell Ritchie

Words linked to "Branch line" :   rail line, railway line, loop-line, line

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