prairie schooner

noun

Definition of prairie schooner 

: a covered wagon used by pioneers in cross-country travel

called also prairie wagon

First Known Use of prairie schooner

1837, in the meaning defined above

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prairie schooner

noun

Kids Definition of prairie schooner

: a long covered wagon used by pioneers to cross the prairies

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