prairie schoonerprairie schooner
a large, box-shaped covered wagon used by pioneers in the 19th cent. to cross the American prairies
A covered wagon, drawn by horses or oxen, that was used by pioneers in crossing the North American prairies and plains.
(plural prairie schooners)
- A horse-drawn wagon used to transport people and goods in the American west of the 18th and 19th centuries.
- Conestoga wagon