HyperDic: wain

English > 3 senses of the word Wain / wain:
NOUNperson Wain, John Wain, John Barrington WainEnglish writer (1925-1994)
objectWain, Big Dipper, Dipper, Plough, Charles's Wain, Wagona group of seven bright stars in the constellation Ursa Major
artifactwainlarge open farm wagon
Wain / wain > pronunciation
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English > Wain: 3 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningEnglish writer (1925-1994).
SynonymsJohn Wain, John Barrington Wain
Instance ofwriter, authorWrites (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
English > Wain: 3 senses > noun 2, object
MeaningA group of seven bright stars in the constellation Ursa Major.
SynonymsBig Dipper, Dipper, Plough, Charles's Wain, Wagon
Instance ofasterism(astronomy) a cluster of stars (or a small constellation)
Part ofGreat Bear, Ursa MajorA constellation outside the zodiac that rotates around the North Star
Spanisharado, Ursa Major
CatalanUMa, Ursa Major
English > wain: 3 senses > noun 3, artifact
Meaninglarge open farm wagon.
Broaderwagon, waggonAny of various kinds of wheeled vehicles drawn by an animal or a tractor

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