wagon soldier


noun Military Slang.

a field-artillery soldier.

Nearby words

  1. wagon,
  2. wagon boss,
  3. wagon master,
  4. wagon roof,
  5. wagon seat,
  6. wagon train,
  7. wagon vault,
  8. wagon-headed,
  9. wagon-lit,
  10. wagonage

Origin of wagon soldier

First recorded in 1865–70

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British Dictionary definitions for wagon soldier

wagon soldier

noun

US slang a soldier belonging to the field artillery
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