wain

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wain

noun \ˈwān\

Definition of WAIN

1
:  a usually large and heavy vehicle for farm use <a hay wain>
2
capitalized [short for Charles's Wain] :  big dipper

Examples of WAIN

  1. <an antique wain that was once used for delivering milk>

Origin of WAIN

Middle English, wagon, chariot, from Old English wægn; akin to Middle Dutch wagen wagon, Old English wegan to move — more at way
First Known Use: before 12th century

Other Vehicles Terms

brougham, hansom, litter, shay, skid, sledge, sulky

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