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meat wagon

noun Slang.
  1. an ambulance.
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Origin of meat wagon

First recorded in 1920–25
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Historical Examples

  • 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