covered wagonnoun [ C ]/ˌkʌv.əd ˈwæɡ.ən/ /ˌkʌv.ɚd ˈwæɡ.ən/
Examples from literature
- Along with these men were needed covered wagons, with which they carried tools, etc., and in which at night they slept.
- Directly below him, half-way between the ranges of hills, was a circle of covered wagons wheel to wheel.
- On her mattress, she had been tenderly installed in one of the two covered wagons that carried their household goods.
- They made the journey in covered wagons called "prairie-schooners," while their goods followed in peddlers' carts.
- We engage a strong covered wagon, with a good pair of horses and a driver, the latter only seventeen years old, but owner of the team, and carrying himself man-fashion, with the precocity of the Western youth.