chariot

Part of speech: noun

Anciently, a two wheeled vehicle, as for war; now, an ornate four wheeled carriage.

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Usage examples "chariot":

  1. I am carrying Mollie so fast over the ground that we shall soon be dragged at Pompey's chariot- wheels; and as she complains that she forgets what we have read, I make her take notes and copy them neatly in a book. - "Lover or Friend", Rosa Nouchette Carey.
  2. A very high honour done me: a chariot, instead of a coach, permitted, purposely to indulge me in the subject of subjects. - "Clarissa, Volume 5 (of 9)", Samuel Richardson.
  3. One after another was torn from the chariot until Damis freed himself by a mighty effort and leaped to the ground. - "Giants on the Earth", Sterner St. Paul Meek.