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The Big Dipper.
A large open farm wagon.
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(Agriculture) chiefly poetic a farm wagon or cart
[Old English wægn; related to Old Frisian wein, Old Norse vagn]
(Biography) John (Barrington). 1925–94, British novelist, poet, and critic. His novels include Hurry on Down (1953), Strike the Father Dead (1962), and Young Shoulders (1982)
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a farm wagon or cart.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English wægn, wǣn, c. Middle Low German, Dutch wagen (see wagon), Old High German wagan, Old Norse vagn; akin to weigh]
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|Noun||1.||Wain - English writer (1925-1994)|
|2.||Wain - a group of seven bright stars in the constellation Ursa Major|
|3.||wain - large open farm wagon|
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