Jack said that there had only been enough for the thills, pole, and rack.
Thills were attached, in which was harnessed a well-conditioned horse.
He backed patient Dolly into the thills and mounted the high seat.
Three horses were harnessed abreast, the middle one standing between the thills, which were hung with bells.
It is a two-wheeled vehicle of the most primitive description, with long, rough poles for shafts or thills.
We see long, slender carts in the street, with one horse hitched far ahead with rope traces, and no thills or pole.
As the three of them sat on the thills of the now useless cart, Ree told them more fully of his experiences.
Albert thrilled with pleasure as he felt the reins stiffen172 in his hands, and saw the traces swing slack beside the thills.
The yell and the crack electrified the rawboned old nag into making a wild leap as if trying to jump out of the thills.
Stud Brailsford was between the thills where the horse should have been, trotting through the rain, singing and hatless.