dray definition

  • noun:
    • a reduced, heavy cart without sides, employed for haulage.
    • A low horse-drawn cart, often without sides, and used especially for heavy loads.
    • some sort of sledge or sled.
    • variant spelling of drey, The nest of a squirrel.
    • A squirrel's nest.
    • a stronger reduced cart or carriage employed for hefty burdens.
    • some sort of sledge or sled.
    • the lowest, powerful cart with stout wheels, utilized for holding hefty loads. Also known as dray-cart.
    • A sledge; a sled; a rude kind of vehicle without tires.
    • A squirrel's nest. In addition written drey.
    • An obsolete variation of deray.
    • In forestry, a single sled used in dragging logs. One end of this log rests upon the sled.
    • a decreased heavy horse cart without sides; useful for haulage
  • verb-transitive:
    • To haul through a minimal, heavy sideless cart.
  • others:
    • to transport or express on a dray.

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