Oxcart vs Cart - What's the difference?

oxcart | cart |

Oxcart is a derived term of cart.


As nouns the difference between oxcart and cart

is that oxcart is a cart designed to be drawn by an ox or oxen while cart is a small, open, wheeled vehicle, drawn or pushed by a person or animal, more often used for transporting goods than passengers or cart can be (video games|informal) a cartridge for a video game system.

As a verb cart is

to carry goods.

oxcart

English

Alternative forms

* ox-cart

Noun

(en noun)
  • A cart designed to be drawn by an ox or oxen.
  • cart

    English

    (wikipedia cart)

    Etymology 1

    Probably from Old English .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A small, open, wheeled vehicle, drawn or pushed by a person or animal, more often used for transporting goods than passengers.
  • *
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  • A small motor vehicle resembling a car; a go-cart.
  • Derived terms
    * cartwheel * dogcart * go-cart * golf cart * luggage cart * oxcart * pushcart * put the cart before the horse * shopping cart

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To carry goods.
  • I've been carting these things around all day .
  • To carry or convey in a cart.
  • (obsolete) To expose in a cart by way of punishment.
  • * Prior
  • She chuckled when a bawd was carted .

    References

    Etymology 2

    Shortened from (cartridge).

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (video games, informal) A cartridge for a video game system.
  • My ''Final Fantasy'' cart on the NES is still alive and kicking.

    Anagrams

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