From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:
Locomotive \Lo"co*mo'tive\, noun A locomotive engine; a self-propelling wheel carriage, especially one which bears a steam boiler and one or more steam engines which communicate motion to the wheels and thus propel the carriage, -- used to convey goods or passengers, or to draw wagons, railroad cars, etc. See Illustration in Appendix.
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