rickshaw

[ rik-shaw, -shah ]SEE DEFINITION OF rickshaw
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR RICKSHAW

Half a minute brought us within fifty yards of the 'rickshaw.

Lastly, the 'rickshaw came, and I got her away—partly by force.

Foh-Kyung did not speak until he put Dong-Yung in the rickshaw.

No Siamese pulls a rickshaw, though he frequently rides in one.

The Chinese are the beasts of burden as far as the Bangkok rickshaw is concerned.

The rickshaw was borrowed from Japan; the "gharry" has been imported from India.

A rickshaw will ordinarily hold two; you may often see four or five in one.

Here and there your rickshaw dodges, working its way through the crowd.

The rickshaw bells are the more important, because the Japanese are not observant.

It was just luck I picked him up, and more luck that we found your rickshaw coolies.

WORD ORIGIN

1887, shortened form of jinrikisha, popularized by Kipling, from Japanese jin "a man" + riki "power" + sha "carriage."

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