Chariot Definition

chărē-ət
chariots
noun
A horse-drawn, two-wheeled cart used in ancient times for war, racing, parades, etc.
Webster's New World
A light, four-wheeled carriage with a coachlike box for several passengers and the driver's seat outside.
Webster's New World
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verb
To convey or ride in a chariot.
American Heritage
To drive or ride in a chariot.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Chariot

Noun

Singular:
chariot
Plural:
chariots

Origin of Chariot

  • Middle English vehicle from Old French from char cart from Latin carrus of Celtic origin kers- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French chariot, from char (“cart”), from Latin carrus (“waggon”).

    From Wiktionary

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