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battle wagon

noun, Informal.
1.
a battleship.
Origin of battle wagon
1925-1930
1925-30, Americanism
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  • He was decorated again and given the battlewagon of an ailing four-striper.

    The Adventurer Cyril M. Kornbluth
Slang definitions & phrases for battlewagon

battlewagon

noun

  1. A battleship (1920s+ Navy)
  2. A police patrol wagon (1920s+ Underworld)
The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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