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dray

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noun \ˈdrā\

Definition of dray

  1. :  a vehicle used to haul goods; especially :  a strong cart or wagon without sides



Origin of dray

Middle English draye, a wheelless vehicle; akin to Old English dræge dragnet, dragan to pull — more at draw


First Known Use: 14th century

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dray

verb

Definition of dray

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to haul on a dray :  cart



1857

First Known Use of dray

1857


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