battle wagon


noun Informal.

a battleship.

Nearby words

  1. battle of the bulge,
  2. battle plan,
  3. battle royal,
  4. battle star,
  5. battle station,
  6. battle-ax,
  7. battle-ax culture,
  8. battle-axe,
  9. battle-axe block,
  10. battle-scarred

Origin of battle wagon

An Americanism dating back to 1925–30

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Examples from the Web for battlewagon

  • He was decorated again and given the battlewagon of an ailing four-striper.

    The Adventurer|Cyril M. Kornbluth