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

  • n. A large wagon covered with an arched canvas top, used especially by American pioneers for prairie travel.

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

  • n. a large wagon with broad wheels and an arched canvas top; used by the United States pioneers to cross the prairies in the 19th century


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