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wagoner

[wag-uh-ner]
noun
  1. a person who drives a wagon.
  2. (initial capital letter) Astronomy. the northern constellation Auriga.
  3. Obsolete. a charioteer.
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Origin of wagoner

First recorded in 1535–45; wagon + -er1
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Examples from the Web for wagoner

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Historical Examples

  • He read from his own poem, "The Wagoner," a description of the battle of Brandywine.

  • My only sister was Patsy and she was borned after slavery and died at Wagoner, Oklahoma.

  • Then we rent 100 acres from some Indians close to Wagoner, and we farm it all with my family.

  • Fortunately, a wagoner took pity on these two women, and took them up.

  • "They're the shiftlesses' people in the worl'," said Mrs. Wagoner.

    "Run To Seed"

    Thomas Nelson Page


British Dictionary definitions for wagoner

wagoner

waggoner

noun
  1. a person who drives a wagon
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