from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A carriage used for moving heavy ordnance: a sling-cart.
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But he did not call for his horse or his devil-carriage, and scour the land as was his custom.
He had no camp, and when his horse was weary he rode upon a devil-carriage.
A shadow of a hawk upon the fields was not more without noise than the devil-carriage of Yunkum Sahib.
He had come by night in the devil-carriage that is noiseless as a ghoul, and moving among us asleep, had taken away both the guns and the book!