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waggon

[wag-uh n] /ˈwæg ən/
noun, verb (used with object), verb (used without object), Chiefly British
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  • They leave it standing in the field till the last waggon is about to wend homewards.
  • He commonly travelled on foot, but sometimes in a waggon: he always read or meditated on the road.
British Dictionary definitions for waggon

waggon

/ˈwæɡən/
noun, verb
1.
a variant spelling (esp Brit) of wagon

wagon

/ˈwæɡən/
noun
1.
any of various types of wheeled vehicles, ranging from carts to lorries, esp a vehicle with four wheels drawn by a horse, tractor, etc, and used for carrying crops, heavy loads, etc
2.
(Brit) a railway freight truck, esp an open one
3.
(US & Canadian) a child's four-wheeled cart
4.
(US & Canadian) a police van for transporting prisoners and those arrested
5.
(mainly US & Canadian) See station wagon
6.
an obsolete word for chariot
7.
(informal) off the wagon, no longer abstaining from alcoholic drinks
8.
(informal) on the wagon, abstaining from alcoholic drinks
verb
9.
(transitive) to transport by wagon
Derived Forms
wagonless, waggonless, adjective
Word Origin
C16: from Dutch wagenwain

Wagon

/ˈwæɡən/
noun
1.
the Wagon, another name for the Plough
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