Variant of trolley
noun pl. trolleys
- a wheeled carriage, basket, etc. that runs suspended from an overhead track
- ☆ an apparatus, as a grooved wheel at the end of a pole, for transmitting electric current from an overhead wire to the motor of a streetcar, etc.
- ☆ trolley car
- Brit. any of various wheeled vehicles or carts, esp. a cart pushed by hand
Origin: < East Anglian dial. < troll
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