Wagon-headed

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Wagon-headed Having a top, or head, shaped like the top of a covered wagon, or resembling in section or outline an inverted U, thus ∩; as, a wagonheaded ceiling.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • wagon-headed Having a round-arched or semicylindrical top or head, like the cover or tilt of a wagon when stretched over the bows; round-arched: as, a wagon-headed roof or vault.
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Usage

In literature:

One day, a large wagon and eight horses, with bells at their heads, drove through the village.
"Favorite Fairy Tales" by Logan Marshall
Casting a last look upon his desolate kraal, the field-cornet turned his horse's head, and rode after the wagon.
"The Bush Boys" by Captain Mayne Reid
Tum Tum learned to do this, and also how to push heavy wagons about with his head.
"Tum Tum, the Jolly Elephant" by Richard Barnum
What were you doing standing on your head in that tea-wagon?
"Shorty McCabe" by Sewell Ford
The landlord stood upon the piazza, with no hat on his head, bowed and scraped, and helped the ladies out of the wagon.
"The Coming Wave" by Oliver Optic
He jumped out of the wagon and ran to Johnnie Green, and lifted Johnnie's head.
"The Tale of Snowball Lamb" by Arthur Bailey
Casting a last look upon his desolate kraal, the field-cornet turned his horse's head, and rode after the wagon.
"Popular Adventure Tales" by Mayne Reid
I got into the wagon, calculating that the water would probably not come to my head while standing up, should the boat go down.
"Autobiography of Frank G. Allen, Minister of the Gospel" by Frank G. Allen
One day a large wagon and eight horses, all with bells at their heads, drove through the village while Dick was standing by the sign-post.
"Boys and Girls Bookshelf (Vol 2 of 17)" by Various
And the long way round the hills and the head of the lake is the only way they can make Redmans with heavy wagons.
"The Spoilers of the Valley" by Robert Watson
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In poetry:

The chuck wagon trailer had just got his card
To attend the spring round up. He stood in the yard
And studied a minute and scratched his gray head,
Then brought in a gunny sack out of the shed.
"His Old Clothes" by Bruce Kiskaddon

In news:

But if you're looking for a car that will turn heads at a Corvair show, it's hard to beat a Lakewood station wagon .
(News Cut) Tim Nelson notes the Sesquicentennial Wagon Train is heading up from Hastings, on the trail for the Twin Cities.
Oakland metalists Totimoshi hitch their wagon to Page Hamilton and head out.
In time, a toll road was built through Ohio, making travel easier for horsemen, buggies and Conestoga wagons heading west.
Head to Red Wagon for a spiffy personalized gift basket: The Welcome Wagon .
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