Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A motorcar.
  • n. An automobile vehicle, smaller than the motor-truck, designed for business use.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Peter's bedroom window rustles crisply again and is quiet and the silence is broken by a nurse-maid calling to a child sitting in a toy motor-wagon.

    The Prairie Mother

  • The first tram-car came in, filled with workmen, some even hanging on to the steps both of the motor-wagon and the two cars following it.

    Pelle the Conqueror — Volume 04

  • Hoot! and an immense motor-wagon, crowded with singing girls, blowing hooters, wildly waving flags, and followed by a trail of taxi-cabs like a gigantic wobbling tail, each one laden with ten, twenty, and even more soldiers, charged down a side street and urged its right of way brutally through the crowd.

    Women's Wild Oats Essays on the Re-fixing of Moral Standards

  • The countryman takes a city daily and notes the weather indications and the state of the market, he installs a rural telephone and is able to make contracts for his crops by long-distance conversation, he buys an improved piece of machinery for cultivating the farm, a gasolene engine, or a motor-wagon for quick delivery of produce; presently his neighbors discover that he is adapting himself more effectually to his environment than they are, and one by one they imitate him in adopting the new methods.

    Society Its Origin and Development

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