prairie schooner

noun
a type of covered wagon, similar to but smaller than the Conestoga wagon, used by pioneers in crossing the prairies and plains of North America.

Origin:
1835–45

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prairie schooner
 
n
chiefly (US) a horse-drawn covered wagon similar to but smaller than a Conestoga wagon, used in the 19th century to cross the prairies of North America

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On the road is a prairie schooner, a form of transportation that will gradually be replaced by mechanized vehicles.
Considered pictorially, the canvas shows a prairie schooner drawn by oxen across the prairie.
The prairie schooner set sail and steered for other part.
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