HyperDic: covered_wagon

English > 1 sense of the expression covered wagon:
NOUNartifactcovered wagon, Conestoga wagon, Conestoga, prairie wagon, prairie schoonera large wagon with broad wheels and an arched canvas top
English > covered wagon: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA large wagon with broad wheels and an arched canvas top; used by the United States pioneers to cross the prairies in the 19th century.
SynonymsConestoga wagon, Conestoga, prairie wagon, prairie schooner
Member ofcaravan, train, wagon trainA procession (of wagons or mules or camels) traveling together in single file
Broaderwagon, waggonAny of various kinds of wheeled vehicles drawn by an animal or a tractor
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