battle wagon

bat′tle wag`on



n. Informal.
a battleship.
[1925–30, Amer.]
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The contract includes the purchase of a hydraulic bench for testing of components for the Battle Wagon 122, CV 90, Armoured Off-road 203 and the other existing hydraulic components.
In her concluding chapter, Cantrell makes a mistake by dating the "heavy, four-wheeled battle wagon pulled by onagers wearing nose rings" to the Middle Bronze period.
BATTLE WAGON One of the vehicles of the Light Dragoons, nicknamed England's Northern Cavalry, on patrol in Afghanistan's Helmand province.
File pictures dated October 17, 2007 shows fighters of the Sudanese Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) driving their armoured battle wagon at an unknown location on the Sudan-Chad border in northwest Darfur (AFP)
We also captured an anti-aircraft missile mounted on a battle wagon from them.
Police spotted the weapon on security cameras and scrambled a battle wagon of baton- wielding riot cops to take him out.
Tube bundle / nipuilla can also be offset by the example of the trench armor the pitch angle, allowing the battle wagon fast over obstacles.
It's five years since the party battle wagons came rolling round, but count on it again.
Kismayu is about 120 kilometers to the southeast of Afmadow, where the rebels have been fortifying their defenses, digging tunnels and pouring in battle wagons mounted with heavy machineguns to try and stop the advancing troops.
But if you lust for spectacle, then the pivotal battle for Minas Tirith is breathtaking in its scope as the beleaguered defenders fall ever further back under the onslaught of Orcs and Trolls before first Theoden's troops -including a disguised Eowyn (Miranda Otto) and Merry (Dominic Monaghan) -arrive to do combat on the Pelennor Fields with the flying giant Fell Beast dragons led by the unkillable Witch King and the towering Mumakil pachyderm battle wagons, and then Aragorn, Gimli (John Rhys-Davies supplying comic relief as ever) and Legolas (Orlando Bloom) turn up (in a frankly rushed sequence) with the spectral armies of the dead.