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A covered wagon, drawn by horses or oxen, that was used by pioneers in crossing the North American prairies and plains.
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(Historical Terms) chiefly US a horse-drawn covered wagon similar to but smaller than a Conestoga wagon, used in the 19th century to cross the prairies of North America
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a covered wagon similar to the Conestoga wagon, used by pioneers in crossing the prairies and plains of North America.
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|Noun||1.||prairie schooner - a large wagon with broad wheels and an arched canvas top; used by the United States pioneers to cross the prairies in the 19th century|
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