wagon tire

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n wagon tire a metal hoop forming the tread of a wheel
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Usage

In literature:

We were all tired as we reached the wagon, with our minds running on the purchases we had made, and lingering regretfully on some we had not.
"The Empire Annual for Girls, 1911" by Various
We seen him down below here, driving a broad-tire wagon.
"The Sagebrusher" by Emerson Hough
If Bob had not speeded so far into the Country in the Smell-Wagon, there would have been no Flat Tire.
"Ade's Fables" by George Ade
Joe Lynch, the bone man, stopped at the well in the public square to pour water on his wagon tires.
"Trail's End" by George W. Ogden
A wagon-tire came off, which left the wagon helpless.
"Young Alaskans in the Far North" by Emerson Hough
Some thoughtful friend had marked her grave by standing a wagon tire upright in it.
"Ox-Team Days on the Oregon Trail" by Ezra Meeker
The smell of kerosene spread through the still air; a match crackled on the wagon tire.
"The Flockmaster of Poison Creek" by George W. Ogden
Of a new farm-wagon nothing remained but one tire, and that was flattened out straight.
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Volume 26, July 1880." by Various
Forenoon, setting wagon tire, repairing wagons.
"Journal of a Trip to California by the Overland Route Across the Plains in 1850-51" by E. S. (Eleazer Stillman) Ingalls
I saw a baby's wagon with tires six inches wide to keep it near the surface.
"Cape Cod" by Henry D. Thoreau
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In news:

Farm tires are getting larger to support the weight of combines, tractors, and wagons, which are growing in size .
The wheels came off the wagon a little too often, so a tire technician has been told to hit the road.
Fact is, there was a time that tires were even optional on some implements and wagons.
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