WordNet Search Home WordNet Search
  

Wagon

Try Other Sites   MSN Cambridge M-W OneLook Google



{adj: covered} overlaid or spread or topped with or enclosed within something; sometimes used as a combining form
"women with covered faces"
"covered wagons"
"a covered balcony"
<-> bare



{adj: few} a quantifier that can be used with count nouns and is often preceded by `a'; a small but indefinite number
"a few weeks ago"
"a few more wagons than usual"
"an invalid's pleasures are few and far between"
"few roses were still blooming"
"few women have led troops in battle"
<-> many

{adj: headed} having a heading or course in a certain direction
"westward headed wagons"

{n: Big Dipper, Dipper, Plough, Charles's Wain, Wain, Wagon} a group of seven bright stars in the constellation Ursa Major

{n: Saint Louis, St. Louis, Gateway to the West} the largest city in Missouri; a busy river port on the Mississippi River near its confluence with the Missouri River; was an important staging area for wagon trains westward in the 19th century

{n: axletree} a dead axle on a carriage or wagon that has terminal spindles on which the wheels revolve

{n: bandwagon} a large ornate wagon for carrying a musical band
"the gaudy bandwagon led the circus parade"

{n: beach wagon, station wagon, wagon, beach waggon, station waggon, waggon} a car that has a long body and rear door with space behind rear seat

{n: bellyband} a strap around the belly of a draft animal holding the shafts of a wagon

{n: caravan, train, wagon train} a procession (of wagons or mules or camels) traveling together in single file
"we were part of a caravan of almost a thousand camels"
"they joined the wagon train for safety"

{n: cartwright} a workman who makes and repairs carts and wagons

{n: cart} a heavy open wagon usually having two wheels and drawn by an animal

{n: chuck wagon} a wagon equipped with a cookstove and provisions (for cowboys)

{n: clevis} a coupler shaped like the letter U with holes through each end so a bolt or pin can pass through the holes to complete the coupling; used to attach a drawbar to a plow or wagon or trailer etc.

{n: covered wagon, Conestoga wagon, Conestoga, prairie wagon, prairie schooner} a large wagon with broad wheels and an arched canvas top; used by the United States pioneers to cross the prairies in the 19th century

{n: doubletree} a crossbar on a wagon or carriage to which two whiffletrees are attached in order to harness two horses abreast

{n: fifth wheel} a steering bearing that enables the front axle of a horse-drawn wagon to rotate

{n: funny wagon} an ambulance used to transport patients to a mental hospital

{n: hayrack, hayrig} a frame attached to a wagon to increase the amount of hay it can carry

{n: header} a machine that cuts the heads off grain and moves them into a wagon

{n: ice wagon, ice-wagon} (formerly) a horse-drawn wagon that delivered ice door to door

{n: laager, lager} a camp defended by a circular formation of wagons

{n: lorry} a large low horse-drawn wagon without sides

{n: milk wagon, milkwagon} wagon for delivering milk

{n: police van, police wagon, paddy wagon, patrol wagon, wagon, black Maria} van used by police to transport prisoners

{n: shooting brake, estate car} another name for a station wagon

{n: sideboard} a removable board fitted on the side of a wagon to increase its capacity

{n: sleeping car, sleeper, wagon-lit} a passenger car that has berths for sleeping

{n: soak, soakage, soaking} the process of becoming softened and saturated as a consequence of being immersed in water (or other liquid)
"a good soak put life back in the wagon"

{n: tea cart, teacart, tea trolley, tea wagon} serving cart for serving tea or light refreshments

{n: trace} either of two lines that connect a horse's harness to a wagon or other vehicle or to a whiffletree

{n: tramcar, tram} a four-wheeled wagon that runs on tracks in a mine
"a tramcar carries coal out of a coal mine"

{n: trek} a journey by ox wagon (especially an organized migration by a group of settlers)

{n: truck bed} the floor or bottom of a wagon or truck or trailer

{n: wagon tire} a metal hoop forming the tread of a wheel

{n: wagon wheel} a wheel of a wagon

{n: wagon, coaster wagon} a child's four-wheeled toy cart sometimes used for coasting

{n: wagon, waggon} any of various kinds of wheeled vehicles drawn by a horse or tractor

{n: wagoner, waggoner} the driver of a wagon

{n: wagonwright, waggonwright, wainwright} a wagon maker

{n: wain} large open farm wagon

{n: water wagon, water waggon} a wagon that carries water (as for troops or work gangs or to sprinkle down dusty dirt roads in the summertime)

{n: welcome wagon} a wheeled vehicle carrying information and gifts from local merchants for new residents in an area

{v: charge} fill or load to capacity
"charge the wagon with hay"
<-> discharge

{v: corral} arrange wagons so that they form a corral

{v: pull, draw, force} cause to move along the ground by pulling
"draw a wagon"
"pull a sled"
<-> push

{v: scatter, sprinkle, dot, dust, disperse} distribute loosely
"He scattered gun powder under the wagon"


47 paragraphs, 70 lines displayed.    Top
(Alt+Z : Reinput words.)
(You can double-click any word on this page to get it searched.)