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Webster 1913 Edition


Wagonful

Wag′on-ful

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Noun.
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pl.
Wagonfuls
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As much as a wagon will hold; enough to fill a wagon; a wagonload.

Definition 2021


wagonful

wagonful

English

Noun

wagonful (plural wagonfuls or wagonsful)

  1. the amount that will fit in a wagon
    • 1893, Bradford Torrey, The Foot-path Way:
      So I reflected, having nothing better to do, when my wagonful of pilgrims had dropped out of sight in the fog--as a pebble drops into the lake--leaving me with the house to myself; and presently, as I sat at the window, I heard a white-throated sparrow singing outside.
    • 1911, Martha Summerhayes, Vanished Arizona:
      We were obliged to wait at Camp MacDowell for Sergeant Stone to arrive with our wagonful of household goods, and then, after a mighty weeding out and repacking, we set forth once more, with a good team of mules and a good driver, to join the command.