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horse-drawn vehicle

Definitions of horse-drawn vehicle
  1. noun
    a wheeled vehicle drawn by one or more horses
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    carriage, equipage, rig
    a vehicle with wheels drawn by one or more horses
    chariot
    a two-wheeled horse-drawn battle vehicle; used in war and races in ancient Egypt and Greece and Rome
    limber
    a two-wheeled horse-drawn vehicle used to pull a field gun or caisson
    sulky
    a light two-wheeled vehicle for one person; drawn by one horse
    barouche
    a horse-drawn carriage having four wheels; has an outside seat for the driver and facing inside seats for two couples and a folding top
    brougham
    light carriage; pulled by a single horse
    buckboard
    an open horse-drawn carriage with four wheels; has a seat attached to a flexible board between the two axles
    buggy, roadster
    a small lightweight carriage; drawn by a single horse
    cab, cabriolet
    small two-wheeled horse-drawn carriage; with two seats and a folding hood
    caroche
    a luxurious carriage suitable for nobility in the 16th and 17th century
    chaise, shay
    a carriage consisting of two wheels and a calash top; drawn by a single horse
    chariot
    a light four-wheel horse-drawn ceremonial carriage
    clarence
    a closed carriage with four wheels and seats for four passengers
    coach, coach-and-four, four-in-hand
    a carriage pulled by four horses with one driver
    droshky, drosky
    an open horse-drawn carriage with four wheels; formerly used in Poland and Russia
    gharry
    a horse-drawn carriage in India
    gig
    small two-wheeled horse-drawn carriage; with two seats and no hood
    hackney, hackney carriage, hackney coach
    a carriage for hire
    hansom, hansom cab
    a two-wheeled horse-drawn covered carriage with the driver's seat above and behind the passengers
    landau
    a four-wheel covered carriage with a roof divided into two parts (front and back) that can be let down separately
    post chaise
    closed horse-drawn carriage with four wheels; formerly used to transport passengers and mail
    stanhope
    a light open horse-drawn carriage with two or four wheels and one seat
    surrey
    a light four-wheeled horse-drawn carriage; has two or four seats
    trap
    a light two-wheeled carriage
    troika
    a Russian carriage pulled by three horses abreast
    type of:
    wheeled vehicle
    a vehicle that moves on wheels and usually has a container for transporting things or people
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