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battlewagon (plural battlewagons)
- A heavily armed combat vehicle, as a war chariot or battleship.
2000, Edward P. Stafford, Little Ship, Big War: The Saga of DE343, page 281:
- It made no difference that the battlewagon had been commissioned in 1921 and the DE in 1944, or that the battleship's skipper was a regular captain
2006, Nic Fields; Brian Delf, Bronze Age War Chariots, page 11:
- A four-wheeled battlewagon recovered from an Early Dynastic IIIA tomb in Kish has axles 90 cm long
2007 January 2, Jeffrey Gettleman, “After 15 Years, Someone’s in Charge in Somalia, if Barely”, in New York Times:
- “Individuals or groups of people who have trucks mounted with antiaircraft guns, known as ‘technicals,’ should bring those battlewagons to Mogadishu’s old port,” he said.