One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A heavy wagon drawn by oxen, used by settlers and pioneers in South Africa.
- ‘On Saturday, early risers can join a merry procession from the Arboretum to the tourism centre at 9am, with Xhosa dancers, an ancient ox wagon, marimba players, and Percheron horses coming along.’
- ‘In the spring of 1830, it was transported to Ontario by ox wagon.’
- ‘It was made by getting an ox wagon laden with stones to move up and down, dropping stones and making the road.’
- ‘Eleven other crew members survive and are taken to East London by ox wagon.’
- ‘On the other hand, you can simply sit back and take in the scenery, climbing to dizzying heights over cork-screw mountain passes through the Outeniqua Mountains on routes taken by the Afrikaner ox wagons on the Great Trek north.’
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