noun four·gon \fürgōⁿ\

Definition of fourgon



  1. :  a wagon for carrying baggage you look through the glassed-in windows of the promenade and see the last fourgons loaded — Christopher Morley

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Origin and Etymology of fourgon

French, wagon for carrying baggage, poker, from Old French forgon poker, from forgier, furgier to search, rummage, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin furicare, irregular from Latin fur thief — more at furtive

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