trolley

Part of speech: noun

A grooved metal wheel for rolling in contact with an electric conductor ( the trolley wire), to convey the current to a motor- car.

Part of speech: noun

A car or system so operated.

Part of speech: noun

A small truck or car.

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Usage examples "trolley":

  1. Skeeter Wilson, who was as fast as a trolley car, ran along with him for twenty- five yards, pleading with him to listen to reason and consent to be downed. - "At Good Old Siwash", George Fitch.
  2. He waited until he saw her safely on the trolley car, and then drove slowly homeward in a state of amazement. - "The Dwelling Place of Light, Complete", Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009.
  3. I'll give 'em a trolley, and open cars in summer, too. - "In a Little Town", Rupert Hughes.