Definition of 'wagon'
Example sentences containing 'wagon'
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He mistimed his jump and his legs went under the wheels of a wagon. The Sun (2012) Police wagons and fire wagons were not moving. Christianity Today (2000)They had large wagons pulled by pairs of horses. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They lived in a tent made from the cover of the wagon until he built a house. The American Nation: A History of the United States to 1877 (1995)We overtook carts and wagons stacked with fruit and veg. Indian Balm - Travels in the Southern Subcontinent (1994)He is rescued by a wagon train and nursed back to health. The Sun (2008)We had the wagons circled for long periods. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He escaped en route by ripping up the floorboards of a railway wagon. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The covered wagon was a misleading symbol. The Tribes Triumphant (2006)About half an hour from the city there was a hill where the wagons and horses again were halted. Sources of the West: Readings in Western Civilization, Volume 1: From the Beginning to 1715 (1995)Trains that pass prisons should also remember to leave a wagon door open so the fugitives can jump in. Times, Sunday Times (2007)His footwork was assured against spin and seam and any batsman would be proud of a wagon wheel like this. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The two columns of carts and wagons only just had room to pass side by side on the narrow road. Man of Honour (2007)Big kits mean heavy wagons, and heavy wagons mean no kits at all. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The sand was loaded into horse-drawn wagons and carried to the barges lying in the basin. Exploring Britain's Canals (1994)With difficulty and with risk of life, people worked their way over the horses and wagons. Sources of the West: Readings in Western Civilization, Volume 1: From the Beginning to 1715 (1995)If we are a wagon train, this is our fort. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Almost half died because of inhumane conditions, locked in cattle wagons on trains or exposed to freezing winter temperatures without shelter. Times, Sunday Times (2014)His wagon wheel shows he was able to score freely in one of his areas of strength: square on the on side. Times, Sunday Times (2010)After dark, the horse wagons come up and carry the wounded back to the field ambulance, two or three miles to the rear. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Trends of 'wagon'
In Common Usage. wagon is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'wagon'
British English: wagon NOUN
A wagon is a strong vehicle with four wheels, usually pulled by animals.
Definition of wagon from the Collins English Dictionary
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