Synonyms for dray

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They did not toss it carelessly onto the dray but slid it onto the dray.

In this instance a dray was backed up to the curbstone, with paper.

So then he bethought him of the little ass that was outside under the dray yet.

Portions of the dray, stripped of all the iron work, were also found.

Then I must try what fortune can do for me without the brewer's dray.

At night, tarpaulins were let down at the sides and ends of the dray.

In vain Larry and the men with the dray shouted and ran after him with their guns.

Benyon rejoined, standing there still, though the dray had passed.

Nothing can stay the placing of his wares— Not bus, nor cab, nor dray!

What were you doing, coming from the west with a woman like that in the dray?

WORD ORIGIN

mid-14c., Middle English noun derivative of Old English dragan "to draw," originally meaning a cart without wheels that has to be "dragged" (cf. Old Norse draga "timber dragged behind a horse"); see drag (v.).

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nounsmall attachment for transporting
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