- 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
Also called rumble seat.
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Examples from the Web for wagon seat
There was no use looking for it, or advertising for it; he knew that it was on that wagon-seat.
He said he put the package on the wagon-seat, and got out to unharness the horse.
Dallas upon the wagon-seat, prepared for her long drive, had softened and touched him.
Dallas nodded, and drew her sister away to the wagon-seat in the corner.
She spurred Molly up to the wagon-seat and there seized one of the blankets.Frances of the Ranges
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