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Meaning of WAGON

Pronunciation:  'wagun

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a car that has a long body and rear door with space behind rear seat
  2. [n]  van used by police to transport prisoners
  3. [n]  any of various kinds of wheeled vehicles drawn by a horse or tractor
  4. [n]  a child's four-wheeled toy cart sometimes used for coasting
  5. [n]  a group of seven bright stars in the constellation Ursa Major

WAGON is a 5 letter word that starts with W.


 Synonyms: beach waggon, beach wagon, Big Dipper, black Maria, Charles's Wain, coaster wagon, Dipper, paddy wagon, patrol wagon, Plough, police van, police wagon, station waggon, station wagon, waggon, Wain
 See Also: asterism, auto, automobile, axletree, bandwagon, car, cart, chuck wagon, Conestoga, Conestoga wagon, covered wagon, estate car, Great Bear, icewagon, lorry, machine, milkwagon, motorcar, prairie schooner, prairie wagon, shooting brake, tailboard, tailgate, tram, tramcar, Ursa Major, van, wagon wheel, wain, water waggon, water wagon, wheeled vehicle



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Wag"on\, n. [D. wagen. [root]136. See {Wain}.]
    1. A wheeled carriage; a vehicle on four wheels, and usually
       drawn by horses; especially, one used for carrying freight
       or merchandise.
    Note: In the United States, light wagons are used for the
          conveyance of persons and light commodities.
    2. A freight car on a railway. [Eng.]
    3. A chariot [Obs.] --Spenser.
    4. (Astron.) The Dipper, or Charles's Wain.
    Note: This word and its compounds are often written with two
          g's (waggon, waggonage, etc.), chiefly in England. The
          forms wagon, wagonage, etc., are, however,
          etymologically preferable, and in the United States are
          almost universally used.
    {Wagon boiler}. See the Note under {Boiler}, 3.
    {Wagon ceiling} (Arch.), a semicircular, or wagon-headed,
       arch or ceiling; -- sometimes used also of a ceiling whose
       section is polygonal instead of semicircular.
    {Wagon master}, an officer or person in charge of one or more
       wagons, especially of those used for transporting freight,
       as the supplies of an army, and the like.
    {Wagon shoe}, a skid, or shoe, for retarding the motion of a
       wagon wheel; a drag.
    {Wagon vault}. (Arch.) See under 1st {Vault}.
  2. \Wag"on\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Wagoned}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    To transport in a wagon or wagons; as, goods are wagoned from
    city to city.
  3. \Wag"on\, v. i.
    To wagon goods as a business; as, the man wagons between
    Philadelphia and its suburbs.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing a wagon in your dream, is symbolic of difficulties. It also means your thrifty nature and your unwillingness to take risks. Seeing an empty and abandoned wagon means loss and dissatisfaction.
Easton Bible Dictionary

Heb. aghalah; so rendered in Gen. 45:19, 21, 27; 46:5; Num. 7:3, 7,8, but elsewhere rendered "cart" (1 Sam. 6:7, etc.). This vehicle was used for peaceful purposes. In Ezek. 23:24, however, it is the rendering of a different Hebrew word, and denotes a war-chariot.