horsecar

noun
horse·​car | \ ˈhȯrs-ˌkär How to pronounce horsecar (audio) \

Definition of horsecar

1 : a streetcar drawn by horses
2 : a car fitted for transporting horses

Examples of horsecar in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Looking ahead: Learn about the history of the city’s transportation, from horsecars to helicopters, at Brooklyn Brainery. Alexandra S. Levine, New York Times, "New York Today: How to Beat the Heat," 5 July 2016

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First Known Use of horsecar

1833, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Horsecar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/horsecar. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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