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Meaning of chariot by Wiktionary Dictionary

chariot


    Hittite chariot.

    Etymology

    From Old French char ( “cart” ), from Latin carrus ( “waggon” ) .

    Noun

    chariot ( plural: chariots )

    1. a two-wheeled, horse-drawn vehicle, used in Bronze Age and Early Iron Age warfare
    2. a light four-wheeled carriage used for ceremonial or pleasure purposes

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Explanation of chariot by Wordnet Dictionary

chariot


    Verb
    1. ride in a chariot

    2. transport in a chariot

    Noun
    1. a light four-wheel horse-drawn ceremonial carriage

    2. a two-wheeled horse-drawn battle vehicle



    Definition of chariot by GCIDE Dictionary

    chariot


    1. Chariot n. [F. Chariot, from char car. See Car.]
      1. ( Antiq. ) A two-wheeled car or vehicle for war, racing, state processions, etc.

      First moved the chariots, after whom the foot. Cowper.

      2. A four-wheeled pleasure or state carriage, having one seat. Shak.

    2. Chariot, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Charioted; p. pr. & vb. n. Charioting.] To convey in a chariot. Milton.