Definition of Ricksha

1. Noun. A small two-wheeled cart for one passenger; pulled by one person.

Exact synonyms: Jinrikisha, Rickshaw
Generic synonyms: Cart



Definition of Ricksha

1. Noun. a rickshaw or jinriksha ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ricksha

1. rickshaw [n -S] - See also: rickshaw

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ricksha

ricking
rickle
rickle o' banes
rickle o' bones
rickle of banes
rickle of bones
rickles
rickly
rickrack
rickracks
rickroll
rickrolled
rickrolling
rickrolls
ricks
ricksha (current term)
rickshas
rickshaw
rickshawed
rickshawing
rickshawlike
rickshaws
rickstand
rickstands
rickyard
rickyards
ricochet
ricocheted
ricocheting
ricochets

Literary usage of Ricksha

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1. Ordered to China: Letters of Wilbur J. Chamberlin Written from China While by Wilbur J. Chamberlin (1903)
"It is three inches deep in dust and I should not have taken a 'ricksha at all, but I was tired and didn't like walking, so I thought I'd try it. ..."

2. An Army Officer on Leave in Japan: Including a Sketch of Manila and by Louis Mervin Maus (1911)
""There are three ways of reaching Tokio," continued the Judge, "by railway, electric tram, or ricksha, but as we have arranged for a guide to meet us at ..."

3. Smiling 'round the World by Marshall Pinckney Wilder (1908)
"... TOKYO Theater of Old Japan Now Merely Legendary—We Set Out for the Theater—Tokyo a City of Magnificent Distances —Whirled in a 'ricksha—Street ..."

4. Peking: A Social Survey Conducted Under the Auspices of the Princeton by Sidney David Gamble, John Stewart Burgess (1921)
"To give an adult a suit of padded clothes costs approximately $2.75- SHELTERS FOR ricksha MEN Going into the theater one winter evening a foreigner told ..."

5. Peking: A Social Survey Conducted Under the Auspices of the Princeton by Sidney David Gamble, John Stewart Burgess (1921)
"An unprotected ricksha is a great temptation to many men and the loss of one is a tragedy for the man who is renting it, as it means the loss of his ..."

6. Ordered to China: Letters of Wilbur J. Chamberlin Written from China While by Wilbur J Chamberlin (1903)
"The rules governing the 'ricksha men here are very stringent, ... When a 'ricksha man violates a rule the big policemen go for him like mad ..."

7. Ordered to China: Letters Written from China While Under Commission from the by Wilbur J. Chamberlin, Georgia Louise Chamberlin (1904)
"The rules governing the 'ricksha men here are very stringent, ... When a 'ricksha man violates a rule the big policemen go for him like mad with clubs. ..."

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