Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A hay-wagon or -wain.

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Examples

  • Two men had fallen asleep in a hay-cart smoking; it caught fire, burnt the men, cart, hay, and all.

    The Romance of Isabel Lady Burton

  • ‘Am I to see the letter, papa?’ she asked, wishing to turn his mind from the subject of the hay-cart.

    The Belton Estate

  • He thought that Farmer Stovey was cruel in that he had left the hay-cart near the house, to wound his eyes by reminding him that he was no longer master of the ground before his own hall door.

    The Belton Estate

  • I also dreamed that I might gather the wild herbs, or carry evergreens to such villagers as loved to be reminded of the woods, even to the city, by hay-cart loads.

    Walden

  • The people seem to pay as little attention to such a procession, as if a hay-cart were driving past.

    Travels in England in 1782

  • The hay-cart moved on and the Cossacks crowded together behind it.

    The Cossacks

  • The Cossacks with their hay-cart drew closer and closer, and

    The Cossacks

  • Hans takes the needle, sticks it into a hay-cart, and follows the cart home.

    Household Tales

  • On the morning of this day she had come all the way from Ragatz with the child, a friend having given them a lift in a hay-cart as far as Mayenfeld.

    Heidi

  • Doctor Faustus horseshoes clacking swallows hay-cart carthorse

    Hey! Luciani

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