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cart horse definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: draft horse kept for pulling carts [syn: carthorse, cart horse, drayhorse]

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Cart Cart, n. [AS. cr[ae]t; cf. W. cart, Ir. & Gael. cairt, or Icel. kartr. Cf. Car.] 1. A common name for various kinds of vehicles, as a Scythian dwelling on wheels, or a chariot. ``Ph[oe]bus' cart.'' --Shak. 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. Cart load, or Cartload, as much as will fill or load a cart. In excavating and carting sand, gravel, earth, etc., one third of a cubic yard of the material before it is loosened is estimated to be a cart load. Cart rope, a stout rope for fastening a load on a cart; any strong rope. To put (or get or set) the cart before the horse, to invert the order of related facts or ideas, as by putting an effect for a cause.



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