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wagon

wag·on

wagon

 
 
pronunciation:
wae gn
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
phrases:
on the wagon, off the wagon
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a vehicle with a sturdy, rectangular body and four wheels, usu. drawn by horses.
 
similar words:
cart
definition 2: a small, rectangular open cart with four wheels and a handle, used as a child's toy.
definition 3: any of several light motor vehicles used for transporting or delivering passengers or goods.
definition 4: a police van for carrying prisoners; patrol wagon.
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phrase: on the wagon
phrase: off the wagon
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: wagoned, wagoning, wagons
definition: to convey or transport by means of a wagon.
They wagoned their goods into town.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to transport goods or travel by wagon.
He wagoned across the prairie.