wagon seat

  1. a plain, unupholstered settee, usually with a slat back, for use either indoors or in a wagon.

Origin of wagon seat

An Americanism dating back to 1850–55

Words Nearby wagon seat

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How to use wagon seat in a sentence

  • Stoltzfoos hoisted himself to the wagon seat and reached a hand down to boost his wife up beside him.

    Blind Man's Lantern | Allen Kim Lang
  • Waziri gave his late playmates no notice beyond sitting rather straighter on the wagon seat than was comfortable.

    Blind Man's Lantern | Allen Kim Lang
  • A large dinner-basket, nicely packed under the wagon-seat, showed which these families were.

    Nelly's First Schooldays | Josephine Franklin
  • It's pretty long and he can spear whatever he wants from the wagon seat.

    Diane of the Green Van | Leona Dalrymple
  • Here's two silver dollars, and you'll find some doughnuts in the wagon seat with a chunk of cheese.

    The Gold Brick | Ann S. Stephens