Definition of "baggage-train" []

  • A train of wagons carrying the equipment needed by an army on the march (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "baggage-train" in a sentence
  • "The most dramatic of these conflicts was that fought out in the eastern provinces ca. 319-16 between Antigonus and Eumenes, the despised Greek pen-pusher who proved himself the finest general of them all and was only defeated when his own troops sold him to Antigonus in return for their captured baggage-train."
  • "Know that I am at hand with the baggage-train: so come thou forth to meet me with the troops."
  • "Behold, he is come with the baggage-train and thou art naught but a traitor."
  • "His baggage-train will assuredly come, whereupon these merchants will flock to him and he will scatter amongst them riches galore."
  • "Now some time hath past, but there appeareth no sign of his baggage-train, and he oweth us sixty thousand gold pieces, all of which he hath given away in alms."