Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Formerly a square-box wagon with a detachable top; now a rockaway with a trap-door at the rear end which can be converted into a baggage-rack.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Jed, looking from his shop window, saw the depot-wagon draw up at the gate.

    Shavings

  • A last wave of Thankful's hand, the answering wave of a handkerchief from the rear seat of the depot-wagon, and the parting was over.

    Thankful's Inheritance

  • Talk about that depot-wagon driver and his pesky go-cart that got us into this mess.

    Thankful's Inheritance

  • There were the marks in the mud and sand where the depot-wagon had overturned, but the wagon itself was gone.

    Thankful's Inheritance

  • That depot-wagon was an antique and antiques are valuable these days.

    Thankful's Inheritance

  • From the curtain depths of the depot-wagon behind him a voice answered,

    Thankful's Inheritance

  • Thankful, very grateful for the change of topic, told of her life since her husband's death, of her long stay with Mrs. Pearson, of Emily's teaching school, and their trip aboard the depot-wagon.

    Thankful's Inheritance

  • She gave a brief history of the cruise and wreck of the depot-wagon.

    Thankful's Inheritance

  • Winnie S. brought her down in the depot-wagon, in company with her baggage, a battered old valise and an ancient umbrella.

    Thankful's Inheritance

  • Winnie S., having retrieved and relighted the overturned lantern, was inspecting the wreck of the depot-wagon.

    Thankful's Inheritance

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