wagon master


: a person in charge of one or more wagons

Examples of wagon master in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web That wagon master’s name was George Donner. San Antonio Express-News, 13 Nov. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1645, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of wagon master was in 1645

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“Wagon master.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wagon%20master. Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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