Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A kind of truck drawn by a horse, used in coalmines for carrying tubs or corfs along underground ways.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A small wagon used for the underground work of a mine.
“I also have no excuse not to clean behind my stove and refrigerator because he also put some kind of rolley things on them too.”
“I'll collect my tables, tote, and rolley cart from storage; put everything in the van, since I have to be there at 7:30 am; buy some ice for a cooler; put together some sandwiches and a container of sweet tea; and get a good night's sleep.”
“Fish hedz fish hedz, rolley pollee fish hedz fish hedz fish hedz eet dem up YUM!”
“July 11, 2008 at 5:18 am eye duzzent no bout cedar point butz eye lurvez teh rolley costers!”
““Peep heads peep heads rolley, polley peep heads.””
“Will it still be about abstinence until marriage insert sarcastic rolley eyes here?”
“Good, big, preachin 'kind of pines, that's a little above the world, an' says 'Holy, rolley, melancho-ly, mind your soul-y' -- I could go into their sap and shats fust-rate.”
“There were men to tend the furnaces, and stable-men to look after the horses, and lamp-men, and blacksmiths to sharpen the tools and mend the iron-work of the wagons, and rolley-way-men to keep the roads in order, besides several for other sorts of jobs.”
“Bill had not far to go to reach the crane, where the corve would be hoisted on the rolley, or wagon, to be dragged by a pony along the rolley-way to the foot of the shaft.”
“He had been about a week at the work, when one day, as he was going ahead of a laden rolley, he slipped, and before those behind saw what had happened, the rolley went over his foot.”
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