Wain definitions

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A large open farm wagon.
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The Big Dipper.
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A wagon or cart.
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(archaic or literary) A wagon; A four-wheeled cart for hauling loads, usually pulled by horses or oxen.

"The Hay Wain" is a famous painting by John Constable.

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Common misspelling of wane.

As the auto industry is waining away, the city is looking for something new.

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Origin of wain

From Middle English, from Old English wæġn, from Proto-Germanic *wagnaz, from Proto-Indo-European *woǵʰnos, from *weǵʰ-. Cognate with West Frisian wein, Dutch wagen, German Wagen, Danish/Norwegian vogn, Swedish vagn. Compare the doublet wagon.