Conestoga wain
Conestoga wagon Con`es*to"ga wag`on or Conestoga wain Con`es*to"ga wain [From Conestoga, Pennsylvania.] A kind of large broad-wheeled wagon, usually covered, for traveling in soft soil and on prairies. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Conestoga wagon — Con es*to ga wag on or Conestoga wain Con es*to ga wain [From Conestoga, Pennsylvania.] A kind of large broad wheeled wagon, usually covered, for traveling in soft soil and on prairies. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vehicle — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Vehicle >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 vehicle vehicle conveyance carriage caravan van Sgm: N 1 wagon wagon waggon wain dray cart lorry GRP: N 2 …   English dictionary for students

  • wagon — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. cart, dray, buckboard, wain; truck, lorry, car; van. See vehicle, transportation. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. wain, cart, pushcart, buggy, truck, coach, carriage, caravan, car, covered wagon, prairie… …   English dictionary for students

  • Horse-drawn vehicle — Horse drawn vehicles were once common worldwide, but they have mostly been replaced by automobiles and other forms of self propelled transport.GeneralA two wheeled horse drawn vehicle is a cart (see various types below, both for carrying people… …   Wikipedia

  • wagon — wagonless, adj. /wag euhn/, n. 1. any of various kinds of four wheeled vehicles designed to be pulled or having its own motor and ranging from a child s toy to a commercial vehicle for the transport of heavy loads, delivery, etc. 2. Informal. See …   Universalium

  • waggon — noun 1. any of various kinds of wheeled vehicles drawn by an animal or a tractor • Syn: ↑wagon • Hypernyms: ↑wheeled vehicle • Hyponyms: ↑bandwagon, ↑cart, ↑chuck wagon, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Animal-powered transport — is a broad category of the human use of non human working animals (also known as beasts of burden ) for the movement of people and goods. Humans may ride some of the larger of these animals directly, use them as pack animals for carrying goods,… …   Wikipedia

  • caravan — Synonyms and related words: Conestoga wagon, camp trailer, camper, cavalcade, column, cortege, covered wagon, dray, dress parade, flyover, funeral, haywagon, house trailer, line, march past, mobile home, motorcade, mule train, pack train, parade …   Moby Thesaurus

  • van — Synonyms and related words: Conestoga wagon, Pullman, Pullman car, advance guard, airhead, anteposition, armed guard, avant garde, baggage car, bank guard, battle line, beachhead, boxcar, bridgehead, caboose, car, caravan, carriage, chair car,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • wagon — Synonyms and related words: Black Maria, Conestoga wagon, barge, boat, bus, caravan, carryall, cart, coach, covered wagon, cruiser, dray, ferry, float, haul, haywagon, lighter, paddy wagon, patrol car, patrol wagon, police van, prairie schooner,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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