Wagon scale - definition of Wagon scale by The Free Dictionary
Cotton scales were used for weighing many things, but they couldn’t accommodate a wagonload of hay or a wagon carrying a half-dozen hogs. For that purpose, there were scales with a platform large enough for a wagon to be driven onto.
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