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char•i•ot /ˈtʃæriət/USA pronunciation   n. [countable]
  1. Antiquitya light, horse-drawn vehicle, usually two-wheeled and having room for two standing riders, used in battle, races, etc.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
char•i•ot  (charē ət),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Antiquitya light, two-wheeled vehicle for one person, usually drawn by two horses and driven from a standing position, used in ancient Egypt, Greece, Rome, etc., in warfare, racing, hunting, etc.
  2. a light, four-wheeled pleasure carriage.
  3. any stately carriage.
  4. Slang Terms[Facetious.]an automobile.

  1. to convey in a chariot.

  1. to ride in or drive a chariot.
chari•ot•like′, adj. 
  • Middle French, Old French, equivalent. to char car1 + -iot diminutive suffix
  • Middle English 1275–1325

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chariot /ˈtʃærɪət/ n
  1. a two-wheeled horse-drawn vehicle used in ancient Egypt, Greece, Rome, etc, in war, races, and processions
  2. a light four-wheeled horse-drawn ceremonial carriage
  3. poetic any stately vehicle
Etymology: 14th Century: from Old French, augmentative of char car

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