Definition of Dogcart

1. Noun. A cart drawn by a dog.

Generic synonyms: Cart



Definition of Dogcart

1. n. A light one- horse carriage, commonly two-wheeled, patterned after a cart. The original dogcarts used in England by sportsmen had a box at the back for carrying dogs.

Definition of Dogcart

1. Noun. A cart drawn by a dog. ¹

2. Noun. A two wheeled horse-drawn carriage with two transverse seats back to back. The rear seat originally closed up to form a box for carrying dogs. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dogcart

1. a one-horse carriage [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dogcart

dogal
dogate
dogates
dogbane
dogbane family
dogbanes
dogberries
dogberry
dogbolt
dogbolts
dogbone
dogbones
dogbreath
dogbreaths
dogcart (current term)
dogcarts
dogcatcher
dogcatchers
dogday
dogdays
dogdom
dogdoms
dogdraw
doge
dogear
dogeared
dogearing
dogears
dogeate

Literary usage of Dogcart

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1. In Peace and War: Autobiographical Sketches by John Furley (1905)
"... Capture of Fort lesy— Under Fire in a dogcart—The Destruction of M. Thiers' House and Garden—Overthrow of the Column in the Place ..."

2. A Ramble Round the Globe by Thomas Robert Dewar (1894)
"... A VERY SMART dogcart quarters again, to get used to the surroundings. After being so long amongst Maoris, geysers, volcanoes, and mud, ..."

3. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1872)
"What deep significance lay in these words was not inquired into, for we had now to descend from the dogcart. Far behind us we saw that Bell and Count von ..."

4. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1890)
"... a horse dogcart at any rate is a detestable conveyance, and I have never been myself conveyed in a dog dogcart. I would as soon think of proposing to my ..."

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