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trailer

  

      n  
1    a road vehicle, usually two-wheeled, towed by a motor vehicle: used for transporting boats, etc.  
2    the part of an articulated lorry that is drawn by the cab  
3    a series of short extracts from a film, used to advertise it in a cinema or on television  
4    a person or thing that trails  
5       the U.S. and Canadian name for       caravan       1  
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caravan  
      n  
1   
a    a large enclosed vehicle capable of being pulled by a car or lorry and equipped to be lived in,   (U.S. and Canadian name)    trailer         
b    (as modifier)  
a caravan site     
2    (esp. in some parts of Asia and Africa) a company of traders or other travellers journeying together, often with a train of camels, through the desert  
3    a group of wagons, pack mules, camels, etc., esp. travelling in single file  
4    a large covered vehicle, esp. a gaily coloured one used by Gypsies, circuses, etc.  
      vb   , -vans, -vanning, -vanned  
5    intr     (Brit)   to travel or have a holiday in a caravan  
     (C16: from Italian caravana, from Persian karwan)  
  caravanning      n  


trailer         
      n  
1    a road vehicle, usually two-wheeled, towed by a motor vehicle: used for transporting boats, etc.  
2    the part of an articulated lorry that is drawn by the cab  
3    a series of short extracts from a film, used to advertise it in a cinema or on television  
4    a person or thing that trails  
5       the U.S. and Canadian name for       caravan       1  

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trail, trainer, trawler, trier

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