gharry

noun
ghar·​ry | \ ˈger-ē How to pronounce gharry (audio) , ˈga-rē, ˈgär-ē How to pronounce gharry (audio) \
plural gharries

Definition of gharry

: a horse-drawn cab used especially in India and Egypt

First Known Use of gharry

1810, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for gharry

Hindi & Urdu gāṛī

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“Gharry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gharry. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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