[ daw-er-tee, dah-, dawr-uh-, dahr-uh- ]
/ ˈdɔ ər ti, ˈdɑ-, ˈdɔr ə-, ˈdɑr ə- /
a horse- or mule-drawn passenger wagon having doors on the side, transverse seats, and canvas sides that can be rolled down.
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Origin of Dougherty wagon
An Americanism dating back to 1900–05; origin obscure
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