Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See battleship.

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  • n. A heavily armed combat vehicle, as a war chariot or battleship.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. large and heavily armoured warship

Etymologies

battle +‎ wagon (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Led by Steven Harnden and Brent Beck, the troops learned something about a "battlewagon" in World War II.

    The Daily Sentinel: News

  • He directed his bombers onto the battlewagon while fighters strafed AA guns.

    Whirlwind

  • The third battlewagon, Haruna, was anchored in the roadstead.

    Whirlwind

  • Scott on his DVD commentary for ALIEN, I believe the one prior to the Director's Cut, stated he thought the aliens were bioweapons created by the Space Jockey race and that the ship was a battlewagon transporting said weapons and it crashed on the planetoid which would go on to be called LV426/Acheron by Cameron in ALIENS.

    Ridley Scott To Direct Alien Prequel | /Film

  • We want to see Richard Seaton blow up the Fenacrhone space-battlewagon with his third-order zone of force, assuming he can escape from the fourth-dimensional evil of the hyperplane.

    Rothfuss on Genre Fiction

  • Im no expert on naval warfare, but as cool as this little ship was, it wasnt an armor-clad battlewagon.

    Pendragon: Book Eight: The Pilgrims of Rayne

  • The Hershey Corporation initiated their "meatspace over mindspace" strategy in 2007 with the launch of their "Kisses of Death" battlewagon.

    glowing, really glowing

  • The van behind me looked like a scarred battlewagon.

    Thin Air

  • I know I always looked for battlewagon swag for Joel when I poked my way through used book stores.

    Archive 2006-10-01

  • I'm also sending some photos I took out the window of my battlewagon and will send more whenever the heck I can.

    GAMING NEWS: The Road Warrior in Washington...

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