horsecar

noun
horse·car | \ˈhȯrs-ˌkär \

Definition of horsecar 

1 : a streetcar drawn by horses

2 : a car fitted for transporting horses

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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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