(British also waggoner)
The driver of a horse-drawn wagon.
- The wagoner's job was to load the wagon with feed for the regiment's horses and mules and to drive it.
- He was many years horse feeder and waggoner for the late William Jackson, stage wagon proprietor of Fairburn.
- The wagoners were terrified and whipped the oxen into charging.
Mid 16th century: from Dutch wagenaar, from wagen (see wagon).
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