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meat wagon

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Definition of meat wagon in English:

noun

informal
1An ambulance or hearse.
Example sentences
  • A Coroner van, what the doctors back at the hospital used to call meat wagons, backed in neatly, and two men got out.
1.1A police van: several squad cars and a meat wagon were haring along Brentford High Street
More example sentences
  • Mind you, I watched myself being pulled into a meat wagon after I protested about the Iraq war and I didn't look too bad.
  • I was walking in a duffel coat and a meat wagon started driving slowly next to me with all the intimidating truncheons and so on.

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