conestoga

noun con·es·to·ga \ˌkä-nə-ˈstō-gə\

Definition of conestoga

plural

-s

  1. :  brogan — compare stogie

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Origin and Etymology of conestoga

from Conestoga, Pennsylvania


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Conestoga

noun Con·es·to·ga \ˌkä-nə-ˈstō-gə\

Definition of Conestoga

plural

Conestoga

  1. 1 :  susquehanna

  2. 2 :  the language of the Susquehanna people

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Origin and Etymology of conestoga

Conestoga Kanastóge, literally, at the place of the immersed pole


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Conestoga

noun Con·es·to·ga \ˌkä-nə-ˈstō-gə\
variants: less commonly

Conestoga wagon

Definition of Conestoga

  1. :  a broad-wheeled covered wagon having a body curving upward toward the ends and suggesting the shape of a boat, usually drawn by six horses, and used especially for transporting freight

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Origin and Etymology of conestoga

from Conestoga, Pennsylvania, where it originated


First Known Use: 1717


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