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meat wagon

noun, Slang.
1.
an ambulance.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25
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Slang definitions & phrases for meat wagon

meat wagon

noun phrase
  1. An ambulance: He woke up in the meatwagon/I got a lift in the meat wagon to the hospital where I got the treatment of a fuckin' king (1925+)
  2. A hearse: They have the meat wagon following him around (1950s+)
  3. A group or stable of second-rate fighters: Montoya was known for running a meat wagon, a wholesale source of journeymen opponents (1980s+ Prizefighting)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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