from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A special type of wagon-jack adapted to lifting light carriages: made in several forms. See wagonjack.
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It appeared that while Carpenter was washing the waggonette, Bran being loose in the stable-yard, the groom had suddenly slipped the lever of the carriage-jack and the off hind wheel had caught Bran's hind leg and snapped it like a piece of wood.