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- n. A chariot.
- n. (Not recorded with this spelling in any major dictionary; usually spelled charrette) A period of intense work, especially group work undertaken to meet a deadline.
From Old French charrete, diminutive of charre. (Wiktionary)
3.39.42: The charret turn, sayth hee, let loose the rayns: