meat wagon


nounSlang.
  1. an ambulance.

Origin of meat wagon

1
First recorded in 1920–25

Words Nearby meat wagon

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How to use meat wagon in a sentence

  • We thought that we might have to order the meat wagon out, said Goldie.

    Bill Bruce on Forest Patrol | Henry Harley Arnold
  • He shrugged disgustedly, ordered the wicker basket from the meat wagon and had the old woman carried out.

    The Old Die Rich | Horace Leonard Gold
  • Back to the east, near the eastern Ohio state line, Martin could hear Car 207 calling for a wrecker and meat wagon.

    Code Three | Rick Raphael
  • The hook and ladder company followed and a meat wagon, or rather a meat-wagon horse, galloped after.

    The Adopting of Rosa Marie | Carroll Watson Rankin
  • Followed that duffer into this trap like a pup trailing a meat wagon.

    The Auto Boys' Quest | James A Braden