Van

9 Definitions of Van

The meaning of the word van, the definition of Van:

n. - The front of an army; the first line or leading column; also, the front line or foremost division of a fleet, either in sailing or in battle.

n. - A shovel used in cleansing ore.

n. - A light wagon, either covered or open, used by tradesmen and others fore the transportation of goods.

n. - A large covered wagon for moving furniture, etc., also for conveying wild beasts, etc., for exhibition.

n. - A close railway car for baggage. See the Note under Car, 2.

n. - A fan or other contrivance, as a sieve, for winnowing grain.

n. - A wing with which the air is beaten.

v. t. - To wash or cleanse, as a small portion of ore, on a shovel.

v. t. - To fan, or to cleanse by fanning; to winnow.


The word "van" uses 3 letters: A N V

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Words formed by adding one letter before or after van, or to van in any order:

e - nave vane vena   g - vang   i - vain vina   o - nova   s - vans   y - navy  

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