chariots

ⓘ One or more forum threads is an exact match of your searched term. Click here.


WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2016
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 © 2016
char•i•ot  (charē ət), 
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.

v.t. 
  1. to convey in a chariot.

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


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

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



'chariots' also found in these entries:
Advertisements

Download free Android and iPhone apps

Android AppiPhone App

Report an inappropriate ad.