Chariot meaning

chărē-ət
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The definition of a chariot is a carriage-like vehicle used in ancient times with two wheels and driven by horses.

An example of a chariot is what Julius Caesar is often depicted as riding in.

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An ancient horse-drawn two-wheeled vehicle used in war, races, and processions.
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A light four-wheeled carriage used for occasions of ceremony or for pleasure.
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To convey or ride in a chariot.
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Chariot means to drive or ride in a two-wheeled carriage drawn by horses.

An example of chariot is to take people for rides through the city in a two-wheeled carriage drawn by horses.

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To drive or ride in a chariot.
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A horse-drawn, two-wheeled cart used in ancient times for war, racing, parades, etc.
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A light, four-wheeled carriage with a coachlike box for several passengers and the driver's seat outside.
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A two-wheeled, horse-drawn vehicle, used in Bronze Age and Early Iron Age warfare.
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A light four-wheeled carriage used for ceremonial or pleasure purposes.
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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