Definition of wagonette in English:


Syllabification: wag·on·ette
Pronunciation: /ˌwaɡəˈnet
(British also waggonette)


A four-wheeled horse-drawn pleasure vehicle, typically open, with facing side seats and one or two seats arranged crosswise in front.
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  • The organisers are looking for old type traps, such as were on display at the Agricultural Shows that were held years ago, as well as gigs, old horse or donkey carts, wagonettes and carriages etc.
  • Mr Smith had 30 horses, which were stabled on the upper floor of the building, and a fleet of wagonettes, gigs, landaus, hearses, wedding and mourning coaches, which entered by a ramp at the front entrance.
  • On his expeditions Major Thomas Mitchell travelled with carts or drays, and in 1836 he had a four-wheeled wagonette to carry a portable boat.

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