Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A light cart mounted upon springs.
“He went on foot when it was in the neighborhood, in a tilted spring-cart when it was on the plain, and on a donkey in the mountains.”
“The old woman really had in her shed a sort of basket spring-cart.”
“His father and Martin were walking, dressed in their second best suits, and beside them rambled along a grizzel horse and brightly painted spring-cart.”
“The times were very much changed since the period when she drove to Mudbury in the spring-cart and called the small tradesmen “Sir.””
“The best spring-cart was washed throughout, the axles oiled, and the bees placed therein for the journey.”
“It was the week after the Easter holidays, and he was journeying along with Smart the mare and the light spring-cart, watching the damp slopes of the hill-sides as they streamed in the warmth of the sun, which at this unsettled season shone on the grass with the freshness of an occasional inspector rather than as an accustomed proprietor.”
“Amid a medley of laughter, old shoes, and elder-wine, Dick and his bride took their departure, side by side in the excellent new spring-cart which the young tranter now possessed.”
“Betty took to that child, as if there never had been a child before — and away she went in her own ‘spring-cart’”
“To ride in a spring-cart seemed a very miserable lot indeed to her now.”
“Did my spring-cart bump you about much in bringing you from the station?”
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