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A wagon (in British English waggon) or dray is a wheeled vehicle, ordinarily with four wheels, usually pulled by an animal, or animals, such as horses, mules or oxen and used for transport of heavy goods. Wagons were more commonly used before the popular use of automobiles.

In modern terms, a wagon often refers to a small cart on four wheels with a handle. Wagons can have side walls to retain the load it is holding, or may consist of a flat bed. While wagons are commonly used as toys for children or carrying heavy loads in the garden, the history of the wagons dates back centuries.

The relevant profession is called wagoneer / waggoneer, carter or teamster.

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hu:Kocsi la:Carrus nl:Wagen pl:fura pt:Carroça pdc:Waage tr:Araba


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