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passenger

(pas′ĕn-jĕr)
In obstetrics, a colloquial term for the fetus.
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Maybe I'd be more genteel inside, and then I wouldn't have to be jumped down and my clothes fly up, but could open the door and step down like a lady passenger.
asked the passenger, then, with mildly quavering speech.
Presently one of the passengers, after vigorously pushing his way through the importunate crowd of porters, came up to him and politely asked if he could point out the English consulate, at the same time showing a passport which he wished to have visaed.
At the sight of the Martian's collapse the captain on the bridge yelled inarticu- lately, and all the crowding passengers on the steamer's stern shouted together.
A large number of passengers were already at the station-house awaiting the departure of the cars.
A first-class steamer, to be under his own command, and capable of accommodating at least one hundred and fifty cabin passengers, will be selected, in which will be taken a select company, numbering not more than three-fourths of the ship's capacity.
During my journey to Washington, on a steamboat, when the bell rang for dinner, I was careful to wait and not enter the dining room until after the greater part of the passengers had finished their meal.
There is no other passenger, for instance, travelling in the guard's brake?
The coach stopped for dinner; and some of our passengers left us, the excitable man with the handbills among the number.
Do you mean to say that I have been for three weeks a passenger on this steamer?
Such was the passenger of the Atlanta, always excitable, as if boiling under the action of some internal fire by the character of his physical organization.
On the bridge of the great cruiser the captain stood, trumpeting the sights of the big city to his passengers.