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meat wagon

noun, Slang.
an ambulance.
Origin of meat wagon
1920-25 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The hook and ladder company followed and a meat wagon, or rather a meat-wagon horse, galloped after.

    The Adopting of Rosa Marie Carroll Watson Rankin
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(also meshigga or meshugah or meshiggah or mishugah or mishoogeh) Crazy; nutty: Mishoogeh or mishugah, spelled either way, means crazy

[1892+; fr Yiddish fr Hebrew; the variant pronunciations reflect major dialects of Yiddish]

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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