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Definition of Wagon


  1. A wheeled carriage; a vehicle on four wheels, and usually drawn by horses; especially, one used for carrying freight or merchandise.
  2. A freight car on a railway.
  3. A chariot
  4. The Dipper, or Charles's Wain.
  5. To transport in a wagon or wagons; as, goods are wagoned from city to city.
  6. To wagon goods as a business; as, the man wagons between Philadelphia and its suburbs.

Wagon Quotations

Some people regard private enterprise as a predatory tiger to be shot. Others look on it as a cow they can milk. Not enough people see it as a healthy horse, pulling a sturdy wagon.
Winston Churchill

A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs. It's jolted by every pebble on the road.
Henry Ward Beecher

Focusing your life solely on making a buck shows a certain poverty of ambition. It asks too little of yourself. Because it's only when you hitch your wagon to something larger than yourself that you realize your true potential.
Barack Obama

Hitch your wagon to a star.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

In business or in life, don't follow the wagon tracks too closely.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
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Wagon Translations

wagon in German is Waggon, Wagen
wagon in Latin is plaustrum
wagon in Norwegian is vogn
wagon in Swedish is vagn

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