Definition of Wain

1. Noun. English writer (1925-1994).

Exact synonyms: John Barrington Wain, John Wain
Generic synonyms: Author, Writer



2. Noun. A group of seven bright stars in the constellation Ursa Major.
Exact synonyms: Big Dipper, Charles's Wain, Dipper, Plough, Wagon
Generic synonyms: Asterism
Group relationships: Great Bear, Ursa Major

3. Noun. Large open farm wagon.
Generic synonyms: Waggon, Wagon

Definition of Wain

1. n. A four-wheeled vehicle for the transportation of goods, produce, etc.; a wagon.

2. n. A four-wheeled vehicle for the transportation of goods, produce, etc.; a wagon.

Definition of Wain

1. Noun. (archaic or literary) A wagon; A four-wheeled cart for hauling loads, usually pulled by horses or oxen. ¹

2. Noun. (context: paganism) A chariot used by the gods and goddesses or a symbolic cart used in rituals and shrines in Heathenry. ¹

3. Verb. (misspelling of wane) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Wain

1. a large, open wagon [n -S]

Medical Definition of Wain

1. 1. A four-wheeled vehicle for the transportation of goods, produce, etc.; a wagon. "The wardens see nothing but a wain of hay." (Jeffrey) "Driving in ponderous wains their household goods to the seashore." (Longfellow) 2. A chariot. The Wain. See Charles's Wain, in the Vocabulary. Wain rope, a cart rope. Origin: OE. Wain, AS. Waegn; akin to D. & G. Wagen, OHG. Wagan, Icel. & Sw. Vagn, Dan. Vogn, and E. Way. See Way, Weigh, and cf. Wagon. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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