Cart

Definition of Cart

Pronunciation: kärt
n.1.A common name for various kinds of vehicles, as a Scythian dwelling on wheels, or a chariot.
2.A two-wheeled vehicle for the ordinary purposes of husbandry, or for transporting bulky and heavy articles.
Packing all his goods in one poor cart.
- Dryden.
3.A light business wagon used by bakers, grocerymen, butchers, etc.
4.An open two-wheeled pleasure carriage.
Cart horse
a horse which draws a cart; a horse bred or used for drawing heavy loads; - also spelled carthorse.
Cart rope
a stout rope for fastening a load on a cart; any strong rope.
To put the cart before the horse
to invert the order of related facts or ideas, as by putting an effect for a cause; to do things in an improper order.
v. t.1.To carry or convey in a cart.
[imp. & p. p. Carted; p. pr. & vb. n. Carting.]
2.To expose in a cart by way of punishment.
She chuckled when a bawd was carted.
- Prior.
v. i.1.To carry burdens in a cart; to follow the business of a carter.

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barge, barrow, boat, bring, bus, carry, coach, convey, coup-cart, dogcart, drag, dray, dumpcart, ferry, float, handcart, haul, horsecart, jinrikisha, lighter, lug, move, oxcart, ponycart, pushcart, raft, ricksha, schlep, ship, sled, sledge, tote, transport, trolley, truck, two-wheeler, van, wagon, wheelbarrow
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