- a two-wheeled horse-drawn vehicle used in ancient Egypt, Greece, Rome, etc, in war, races, and processions
- a light four-wheeled horse-drawn ceremonial carriage
- poetic any stately vehicle
WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2016
- Antiquitya light, horse-drawn vehicle, usually two-wheeled and having room for two standing riders, used in battle, races, etc.
- 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.
- a light, four-wheeled pleasure carriage.
- any stately carriage.
- Slang Terms[Facetious.]an automobile.
- to convey in a chariot.
- to ride in or drive a chariot.
- Middle French, Old French, equivalent. to char car1 + -iot diminutive suffix
- Middle English 1275–1325