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 for Wagon
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Wagon \Wag"on\, n. [D. wagen. [root]136. See Wain.]
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     1. A wheeled carriage; a vehicle on four wheels, and usually
        drawn by horses; especially, one used for carrying freight
        or merchandise.
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     Note: In the United States, light wagons are used for the
           conveyance of persons and light commodities.
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     2. A freight car on a railway. [Eng.]
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     3. A chariot [Obs.] --Spenser.
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     4. (Astron.) The Dipper, or Charles's Wain.
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     Note: This word and its compounds are often written with two
           g's (waggon, waggonage, etc.), chiefly in England. The
           forms wagon, wagonage, etc., are, however,
           etymologically preferable, and in the United States are
           almost universally used.
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     Wagon boiler. See the Note under Boiler, 3.
  
     Wagon ceiling (Arch.), a semicircular, or wagon-headed,
        arch or ceiling; -- sometimes used also of a ceiling whose
        section is polygonal instead of semicircular.
  
     Wagon master, an officer or person in charge of one or more
        wagons, especially of those used for transporting freight,
        as the supplies of an army, and the like.
  
     Wagon shoe, a skid, or shoe, for retarding the motion of a
        wagon wheel; a drag.
  
     Wagon vault. (Arch.) See under 1st Vault.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Wagon \Wag"on\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Wagoned; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Wagoning.]
     To transport in a wagon or wagons; as, goods are wagoned from
     city to city.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Wagon \Wag"on\, v. i.
     To wagon goods as a business; as, the man wagons between
     Philadelphia and its suburbs.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  wagon
      n 1: any of various kinds of wheeled vehicles drawn by an animal
           or a tractor [syn: wagon, waggon]
      2: van used by police to transport prisoners [syn: police van,
         police wagon, paddy wagon, patrol wagon, wagon,
         black Maria]
      3: a group of seven bright stars in the constellation Ursa Major
         [syn: Big Dipper, Dipper, Plough, Charles's Wain,
         Wain, Wagon]
      4: a child's four-wheeled toy cart sometimes used for coasting
         [syn: wagon, coaster wagon]
      5: a car that has a long body and rear door with space behind
         rear seat [syn: beach wagon, station wagon, wagon,
         estate car, beach waggon, station waggon, waggon]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  33 Moby Thesaurus words for "wagon":
     Black Maria, Conestoga wagon, barge, boat, bus, caravan, carryall,
     cart, coach, covered wagon, cruiser, dray, ferry, float, haul,
     haywagon, lighter, paddy wagon, patrol car, patrol wagon,
     police van, prairie schooner, prowl car, raft, ship, sled, sledge,
     squad car, truck, van, waggon, wain, wheelbarrow
  
  

From Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary :

  Wagon
     Heb. aghalah; so rendered in Gen. 45:19, 21, 27; 46:5; Num. 7:3,
     7,8, but elsewhere rendered "cart" (1 Sam. 6:7, etc.). This
     vehicle was used for peaceful purposes. In Ezek. 23:24, however,
     it is the rendering of a different Hebrew word, and denotes a
     war-chariot.
     

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