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dogcart

a light horse-drawn two-wheeled vehicle: originally, one containing a box or section for transporting gun dogs
References in classic literature ?
Chafing at the delay, Hardyman was obliged to sit at his desk, signing checks and passing accounts, with the dogcart waiting in the stable yard.
August 22, 1885 Carrbridge The danger was extreme, our horses plunged, and tried to haul us over, and for a few brief seconds it seemed that the Wanderer, the dogcart, plunging horses and all, would be hurled off the road and over the brae.
For instance, in English, because dog has many semantically related items, such as doghouse, dogfight, doggy, and dogcart, the response of dog is faster than that of table.
Juliot, the White Hart Inn he stopped at for refreshment--this is the self-same inn "smiling nigh" of "St Launce's Revisited"--and the dogcart he hired at the White Hart for his onward journey.
Now the children's father had issued orders that no one was to climb those stairs because the roof above the coach-house was unsafe, so that a disobedient child might at any moment be precipitated with a cascade of outworn lath and plaster on to the brougham or dogcart below, or even on to grandmother's phaeton, shrouded in dust-sheets, its upturned shafts mutely imploring.