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caboosePart of speech: Noun Usage examples "caboose":
- As it was, the fall whirled him over and over, and by the time he had picked himself up the lighted caboose of the train was rocking past him. - "Gunman's Reckoning", Max Brand.
- Then I saw that the fireman was also waving, and, farther back, the brakeman, from the top of a car, and the conductor from the " lookout" of the caboose. - "Down the Columbia", Lewis R. Freeman.
- They had secured altogether above two hundredweight of old metal,- namely, a large piece of a ship's caboose, a hinge, a lock of a door, a ship's marking- iron, a soldier's bayonet, a cannon ball, a shoebuckle, and a small anchor, besides part of the cordage of the wreck, and the money and jewels before mentioned. - "The Lighthouse", Robert Ballantyne.