Definition of Prairie wagon

1. Noun. A large wagon with broad wheels and an arched canvas top; used by the United States pioneers to cross the prairies in the 19th century.

Exact synonyms: Conestoga, Conestoga Wagon, Covered Wagon, Prairie Schooner
Generic synonyms: Waggon, Wagon
Group relationships: Caravan, Train, Wagon Train



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Prairie Wagon

prairie orchid
prairie rattler
prairie rattlesnake
prairie rocket
prairie sage
prairie sagewort
prairie schooner
prairie schooners
prairie smoke
prairie soil
prairie star
prairie sunflower
prairie trefoil
prairie trillium
prairie vole
prairie wagon (current term)
prairie wake-robin
prairie white-fringed orchid
prairie white-fringed orchis
prairie willow
prairie wolf
prairied
prairies
praisable
praisably
praise
praise the Lord
praise to the skies
praised
praiseful

Literary usage of Prairie wagon

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Laws of the Territory of Idaho by Idaho (Ter.) (1866)
"AN ACT To Incorporate the Yula and Big Camas prairie wagon Road Company. Be it enacted by the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Idaho, ..."

2. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1867)
"... and Kiowas around him, as he bumped and banged along in the prairie wagon,— not unpleasantly, we think, since a little spice of adventure is absolutely ..."

3. Hunting Trips on the Prairie and in the Mountains by Theodore Roosevelt (1885)
"... the shadowy white outlines of something which looms vaguely up till it looks as large as the canvas-top of a prairie wagon; but as the horseman comes ..."

4. Hunting Trips on the Prairie and in the Mountains by Theodore Roosevelt (1885)
"... the shadowy white outlines of something which looms vaguely up till it looks as large as the canvas-top of a prairie wagon; but as the horseman comes ..."

5. Laws of the Territory of Idaho by Idaho (1866)
"AN ACT To Incorporate the Yuba and Big Camas prairie wagon Road Company. Be it enacted by the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Idaho, ..."

6. Literary California, Poetry, Prose and Portraits by Ella Sterling Mighels (1918)
""THE NATIONS OF THE WEST" The Nations of the West are grouped around that prairie wagon, drawn by two oxen. In the center stands the Mother of Tomorrow, ..."

7. Literary California, Poetry, Prose and Portraits by Ella Sterling Mighels (1918)
""THE NATIONS OF THE WEST" The Nations of the West are grouped around that prairie wagon, drawn by two oxen. In the center stands the Mother of Tomorrow, ..."

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