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chariot

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noun char·i·ot \ˈcher-ē-ət, ˈcha-rē-\

Simple Definition of chariot

  • : a carriage with two wheels that was pulled by horses and was raced and used in battle in ancient times

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of chariot

  1. 1 :  a light four-wheeled pleasure or state carriage

  2. 2 :  a two-wheeled horse-drawn battle car of ancient times used also in processions and races

Origin of chariot

Middle English, from Middle French, from Old French, from charrier to transport, from char vehicle, from Latin carrus — more at car


First Known Use: 14th century


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chariot

verb char·i·ot

Definition of chariot

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to drive or ride in or as if in a chariot

  3. transitive verb
  4. :  to carry in or as if in a chariot



1550

First Known Use of chariot

1550


CHARIOT Defined for Kids

chariot

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noun char·i·ot \ˈcher-ē-ət\

Definition of chariot for Students

  1. :  a vehicle of ancient times that had two wheels, was pulled by horses, and was used in battle and in races and parades





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