a man in charge of a wagon train.
- Also called wagon master.
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How to use wagon boss in a sentence
An old wagon boss sauntered by on his mule with its mouth la crocodile.John Ermine of the Yellowstone | Frederic Remington
Henry Lee is gittin' old—he can't be his own wagon-boss forever, and he's lookin' round for a man.Bat Wing Bowles | Dane Coolidge
With the gunny-sack under one arm the wagon-boss went the rounds, and when he had finished his trip the sack was full of guns.Bat Wing Bowles | Dane Coolidge
I knew they were trying hard to make corral; whether they could do it, rested entirely with the wagon boss.Dangers of the Trail in 1865 | Charles E Young
You never heard the like, for the wagon boss and an assistant are already in their saddles helping the herder.The Prairie Schooner | William Francis Hooker