water wagon


Definition of water wagon

: a wagon or motortruck equipped with a tank or barrels for hauling water or for sprinkling
on the water wagon
: abstaining from alcoholic beverages : on the wagon

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Another vehicle often seen on Boise streets was the city’s water wagon. Arthur Hart, idahostatesman, "1927 was big year for America and Idaho | Idaho Statesman," 14 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of water wagon

1731, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of water wagon was in 1731

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