wagon

[ wag-uhn ]
/ ˈwæg ən /
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noun

verb (used with object)

to transport or convey by wagon.

verb (used without object)

to proceed or haul goods by wagon: It was strenuous to wagon up the hill.Also especially British, waggon.

Idioms

Origin of wagon

1505–15; < Dutch wagen; cognate with Old English wægn wain

SYNONYMS FOR wagon

Related forms

wag·on·less, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for off the wagon (1 of 2)

Wagon

Waggon

/ (ˈwæɡən) /

noun

the Wagon another name for the Plough

British Dictionary definitions for off the wagon (2 of 2)

wagon

waggon

/ (ˈwæɡən) /

noun


verb

(tr) to transport by wagon

Derived Forms

wagonless or waggonless, adjective

Word Origin for wagon

C16: from Dutch wagen wain
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Idioms and Phrases with off the wagon (1 of 2)

off the wagon

see on the wagon.


Idioms and Phrases with off the wagon (2 of 2)

wagon

see fix someone's wagon; hitch one's wagon; on the bandwagon; on the wagon.


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