The definition of a chariot is a carriage-like vehicle used in ancient times with two wheels and driven by horses.noun
An example of a chariot is what Julius Caesar is often depicted as riding in.
Chariot means to drive or ride in a two-wheeled carriage drawn by horses.verb
An example of chariot is to take people for rides through the city in a two-wheeled carriage drawn by horses.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
- a horse-drawn, two-wheeled cart used in ancient times for war, racing, parades, etc.
- a light, four-wheeled carriage, used esp. in the 18th cent. for pleasure or on some state occasions
Origin: ME < OFr charriote < char, car < LL carrum: see car
transitive verb, intransitive verb
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- An ancient horse-drawn two-wheeled vehicle used in war, races, and processions.
- A light four-wheeled carriage used for occasions of ceremony or for pleasure.
Origin: Middle English, vehicle, from Old French, from char, cart, from Latin carrus, of Celtic origin; see kers- in Indo-European roots.