Dray Definition

drā
drays
noun
drays
A low, sturdily built cart with detachable sides, for carrying heavy loads.
Webster's New World

A kind of sledge or sled.

Wiktionary

Variant spelling of drey, The nest of a squirrel.

Wiktionary
verb
To drive a dray.
Webster's New World
To carry or haul on a dray.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Dray

Noun

Singular:
dray
Plural:
drays

Origin of Dray

  • Middle English draye, 1325-1375. Compare draeg- in Old English draegnet ("dragnet") and draġan (“to draw”).

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English draie sledge, cart from Old English dragan to draw

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

  • Unknown

    From Wiktionary

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