circle the/one's wagons
Definition of circle the/one's wagons
chiefly US, informal
: to gather a group of people together in order to protect them from being attacked —usually used figuratively Reporters tend to circle the wagons whenever the media are attacked for bias.
Word by Word Definitions
: a usually four-wheeled vehicle for transporting bulky commodities and drawn originally by animals
: a lighter typically horse-drawn vehicle for transporting goods or passengers
: paddy wagon
: to travel or transport goods by wagon
: to transport (goods) by wagon
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