- The definition of a dray is a cart without sides which is used for moving heavy things.
An example of a dray is a cart used to move potted trees and plants.
- Dray is defined as to move or haul things using a cart.
An example of dray is using a cart to bring plants into a garden.
Origin of drayMiddle English dreye, origin, originally , a drag, sled from Old English dræge, literally , something drawn, dragnet from dragan, to draw
transitive verbdrayed, dray·ing, drays
Origin of drayMiddle English draie sledge, cart from Old English dragan to draw
Middle English draye, 1325-1375. Compare draeg- in Old English draegnet ("dragnet") and draġan (“to draw”).