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  • noun Alternative spelling of wagoner.

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

  • noun the driver of a wagon


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  • As soon as he had committed himself, it was confided to the audience that the waggoner was a depraved villain, in the employ of that notorious profligate, Colonel Chartress, who had commissioned a second myrmidon

    Rambles Beyond Railways; or, Notes in Cornwall taken A-foot

  • His name means "waggoner," and a right good waggoner he that day proved to be.

    With the Guards' Brigade from Bloemfontein to Koomati Poort and Back

  • Then she gives it to some waggoner to fill the farmer's barns.

    Letter 94

  • He met a waggoner and tried to make him understand, but the tale he told and his appearance were so wild—his hat had fallen off in the pit—that the man simply drove on.

    The War of The Worlds

  • The worthy waggoner, according to the established customs of all carriers, stage-coachmen, and other persons in public authority, from the earliest days to the present, never wanted good reasons for stopping upon the road, as often as he would; and the place which had most captivation for him as a resting-place was a change-house, as it was termed, not very distant from a romantic dell, well known by the name of Keirie Craigs.

    The Abbot

  • April 24th, 2006 at 11: 04 am ann waggoner says: wonder how many people died in iraq while dick napped.

    Think Progress » Cheney takes a nap.

  • Never separate the two, like the heathen waggoner.

    Bleak House

  • These the waggoner delivered to each of us respectively, reading the name aloud first.

    Bleak House

  • But he was soon up again, with the assistance of a rough waggoner whose team had stuck fast there too; and when we had helped him out of his difficulty, in return, we left him slowly ploughing towards them, and went slowly and swiftly forward, on the brink of a steep precipice, among the mountain pines.

    Pictures from Italy

  • “Our postilion is looking after the waggoner,” said

    Bleak House


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