from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A four-wheeled, usually horse-drawn vehicle with a large rectangular body, used for transporting loads.
- n. A light automotive transport or delivery vehicle.
- n. A station wagon.
- n. A police patrol wagon.
- n. A child's low, four-wheeled cart hauled by a long handle that governs the direction of the front wheels.
- n. A small table or tray on wheels used for serving drinks or food: a dessert wagon.
- n. The Big Dipper
- n. Chiefly British An open railway freight car.
- transitive v. To transport or undergo transportation by wagon.
- idiom off the wagon Slang No longer abstaining from alcoholic beverages.
- idiom on the wagon Slang Abstaining from alcoholic beverages.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A four-wheeled cart for hauling loads.
- n. A child's riding toy, four-wheeled and pulled or steered by a long handle in the front.
- n. A station wagon (or SUV).
- n. A paddy wagon.
- n. A truck, or lorry.
- n. A derogatory term for a woman; bitch; slapper; cow.
- v. To transport by means of a wagon.
- v. To travel in a wagon.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A wheeled carriage; a vehicle on four wheels, and usually drawn by horses; especially, one used for carrying freight or merchandise.
- n. A freight car on a railway.
- n. A chariot.
- n. The Dipper, or Charles's Wain.
- transitive v. To transport in a wagon or wagons.
- intransitive v. To wagon goods as a business.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A four-wheeled vehicle; a wain; specifically, a four-wheeled vehicle designed for the transport of heavy loads, or (of lighter build) for various purposes of business, as the delivery of goods purchased at a shop, or of express packages; loosely, such a vehicle, similar to the lighter business wagons, used for pleasure.
- n. An open four-wheeled vehicle for the conveyance of goods on railways.
- n. A chariot.
- n. A tool for trimming the edges of gold-leaf to size for a book. It consists of a frame carrying four edges of cane for cutting the gold-leaf, which does not adhere to cane as it would to metal.
- n. In mining, a car; a mine-car.
- To transport, convey, or carry in a wagon: as, to wagon goods.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. van used by police to transport prisoners
- n. any of various kinds of wheeled vehicles drawn by an animal or a tractor
- n. a child's four-wheeled toy cart sometimes used for coasting
- n. a car that has a long body and rear door with space behind rear seat
- n. a group of seven bright stars in the constellation Ursa Major
Middle English waggin, from Middle Dutch wagen.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Dutch wagen, waghen, from Proto-Germanic *wagnaz. Compare wain. (Wiktionary)