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Road vehicles pulled by horses

brougham

noun

a vehicle used in the past, pulled by a horse

buggy

noun

a light vehicle pulled by a horse

cab

noun

a vehicle pulled by horses that was used in the past as a taxi

caravan

noun

a vehicle that romanies live in, sometimes pulled by a horse

carriage

noun

a vehicle with wheels that is pulled by horses, especially one used in the past before cars were invented

cart

noun

a vehicle with four wheels and no roof that is pulled by a horse and is used for carrying things

chaise

noun

in the past, a type of carriage with two wheels, pulled by a horse

chariot

noun

a vehicle with two wheels and no roof that was pulled by horses in races and battles in ancient times. Someone who drove a chariot was called a charioteer.

coach

noun

an old-fashioned vehicle that is pulled by horses

covered wagon

noun

a vehicle pulled by horses that has a curved top like a tent, used in the past by people travelling across North America

dray

noun

a type of cart pulled by a horse and used in the past for carrying barrels of beer

gig

noun

a vehicle with two wheels pulled by a horse, used in the past

hansom

noun

a covered vehicle with two wheels pulled by a horse, used in the past as a taxi

horse-drawn

adjective

pulled by a horse or by several horses

landau

noun

a type of carriage (=vehicle pulled by horses), with a top part that can be open or closed

pair

noun

two horses or other animals used for pulling a vehicle

stage

noun

a stagecoach

stagecoach

noun

a vehicle pulled by horses, used in the past for carrying people, letters, and goods

surrey

noun

a small vehicle pulled by a horse, used in the past

trap

noun

a type of carriage pulled by a horse

troika

noun

a Russian vehicle pulled by three horses walking next to each other

wagon

noun

a vehicle with four wheels that is usually pulled by horses and is used for carrying heavy loads

wagon train

noun

a long line of wagons that carried people west across North America in the 19th century

food rave

a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

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