wagoner

noun
wag·​on·​er | \ ˈwa-gə-nər How to pronounce wagoner (audio) \

Definition of wagoner

1 : a person who drives a wagon or transports goods by wagon
2 capitalized, obsolete : boötes

Examples of wagoner in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web While serving the British Army as a wagoner during the French and Indian War, Morgan was struck by a British Lieutenant and responded by knocking the man out. Lorraine Boissoneault, Smithsonian, "Ten Fun Facts About the Original Patriots," 3 Feb. 2017 While serving the British Army as a wagoner during the French and Indian War, Morgan was struck by a British Lieutenant and responded by knocking the man out. Lorraine Boissoneault, Smithsonian, "Ten Fun Facts About the Original Patriots," 3 Feb. 2017

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First Known Use of wagoner

1544, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Wagoner.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wagoner. Accessed 26 Feb. 2021.

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