ice-wagon ice-wagon

Definition(s):

  • (n) (formerly) a horse-drawn wagon that delivered ice door to door

Usage(s):

  1. JOHN SNOWDEN, African-American ice-wagon worker who was hanged in 1919 for the murder of a pregnant white woman despite doubtful evidence and pleas by 11 of the 12 jurors for his .
  2. Last week his old ice-wagon employer recalled his prodigious appetite: "That boy et mo' than the bosses.
  3. Those were the days "when an oldtime ice-wagon-driver city editor might come down in the morning with a hangover and fire a man simply because he was in bad humor.
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