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Cable car? (3)

Ross

I believe the answer is:

cab

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Here is my best explanation:

This might be a double definition.

'cable' is the first definition.
The definition and answer can be both man-made objects as well as being singular nouns.
Perhaps there's an association between them I don't understand?

'car?' is the second definition.
(cab is a kind of car)

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This clue was last seen in Evening Standard