covered wagon

noun

Definition of covered wagon

: a wagon with a canvas top supported by bowed strips of wood or metal

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First Known Use of covered wagon

1719

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COVERED WAGON Defined for English Language Learners

covered wagon

Definition of covered wagon for English Language Learners

  • : a large wagon with a rounded top made of heavy cloth that was used in the past by people traveling to the western parts of North America


COVERED WAGON Defined for Kids

covered wagon

noun

Definition of covered wagon for Students

: a large long wagon with a curving canvas top

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