Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as wagon-box.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Any altitude of his body above the wagon-bed of less than a foot did not faze him.

    Trust

  • Churchill crawled in on the wagon-bed and slept, the gripsack still on his back.

    Trust

  • Lanfear standing on the wagon-bed, blazing bright as the sun with saidar, framed by the twisted redstone ter'angreal as she stared down at Rand, a pitiless smile on her lips.

    The Fires of Heaven

  • They rode east to where Amos Calendar had parked his lonely wagon-bed, commissary, refuge from storms for months on end-and it was some time before they could find the lean Texan.

    Centennial

  • The hundred pounds of wax were missing; only a few fragments of candles remained in the cracks of the wagon-bed.

    Stories by Foreign Authors: Italian

  • So the bust was placed in the wagon-bed and drawn by many arms into the ford.

    Stories by Foreign Authors: Italian

  • The third was our family home on wheels, with feed boxes attached to the back of the wagon-bed for Fanny and Margaret, the favorite saddle-horses, which were to be kept ever close at hand for emergencies.

    The Expedition of the Donner Party and its Tragic Fate

  • Most of the girls had accepted the adventure in the true spirit now, and they climbed into the wagon-bed on the clean straw with laughter and jokes.

    Hiram the Young Farmer

  • With a patronizing grin, said the General stopping short alongside of a wagon belonging to another corps, and that was fast almost up to the wagon-bed, while the mules were fairly floating,

    Red-Tape and Pigeon-Hole Generals As Seen From the Ranks During a Campaign in the Army of the Potomac

  • These cleats, as W.C. Graves informs us, were ostensibly placed in the wagon-bed to support a table carried in the back part of the wagon.

    History of the Donner Party, a Tragedy of the Sierra

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