A hearse; vehicle for carrying dead bodies: calling the dead wagon for a nice ride downtown to the morgue (1894+)
Then Ay saw all the police and the dead wagon, and Ay waited more till they took the man away.
After nailing up the box and marking it to go "To the Train Vaults," the family sat and waited for the coming of the "dead wagon."
Another is the case of an injured man who revived on a dead wagon en route to a morgue and was removed by friends.
The dead wagon had been sent for, but it had other errands, and had not yet come around to Pell Street.
And my last little sister was taken away in the "dead wagon."