2. A freight car on a railway.
3. A chariot
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. Wagon boiler. See the Note under Boiler. Wagon ceiling See 1st Vault.
Origin: D. Wagen. See Wain.
(01 Mar 1998)
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