Whitechapel cart


White·​chap·​el cart
ˈhwītˌchapəl- also ˈwī-
variants or Whitechapel
plural -s
: a light 2-wheeled spring cart used especially for family or light delivery service

Word History


from Whitechapel, district of eastern London, England

First Known Use

1839, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Whitechapel cart was in 1839

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“Whitechapel cart.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Whitechapel%20cart. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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