Definition of Gharry

1. Noun. A horse-drawn carriage in India.

Generic synonyms: Carriage, Equipage, Rig



Definition of Gharry

1. n. Any wheeled cart or carriage.

Definition of Gharry

1. Noun. A wheeled cart or carriage (usually horsedrawn). ¹

2. Noun. South African military slang: a jeep or small truck for conveying troops. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gharry

1. a carriage used in India [n -RIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gharry

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geyserite
geyserites
geyserlike
geysers
gezumph
gezve
gezves
ghaffir
ghana
gharial
gharials
gharri
gharries
gharris
gharry (current term)
ghasard
ghast
ghasted
ghastful
ghastfully
ghasting
ghastlier
ghastliest
ghastlily
ghastliness
ghastlinesses
ghastly
ghastness

Literary usage of Gharry

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1. The Kingdom of the Yellow Robe: Being Sketches of the Domestic and Religious by Ernest Young (1907)
"Little cholera lamps swung aloft at the A gharry. ends of long slender poles, sway backwards and forwards, telling where the grim fiend has entered in his ..."

2. The Kingdom of the Yellow Robe: Being Sketches of the Domestic and Religious by Ernest Young (1907)
"Little cholera lamps swung aloft at the A gharry. ends of long slender poles, sway backwards and forwards, telling where the grim fiend has entered in his ..."

3. My Diary in India, in the Year 1858-9 by Sir William Howard Russell (1860)
"A living corpus delicti.—Sir J. Outrata attacked.—Buy a gharry, a horse, and coachman.—Our army on the move.—Destruction of Hindoo temples. ..."

4. Smiling 'round the World by Marshall Pinckney Wilder (1908)
"... Crowd on Wharf—Natives of Madras Coast—Malays Dislike Work—The Sarong and Fez—We Drive Up to the Town in a gharry—Ponies Are Like Dogs—Rubbed Down with ..."

5. Recollections of a Lucknow Veteran, 1845-1876 by John Ruggles (1906)
"... -gharry—Terrible experience of Captain Waterman—Removal of the treasury— Our six months' mail—A treasured piece of furniture—Honour for General ..."

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