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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cartload 
  n  :  the  quantity  that  a  cart  holds 




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