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Definition of "chariot" []

  • An ancient horse-drawn two-wheeled vehicle used in war, races, and processions. (noun)
  • A light four-wheeled carriage used for occasions of ceremony or for pleasure. (noun)
  • To convey or ride in a chariot. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "chariot" in a sentence
  • "The military use of the chariot is a topic badly in need of a definitive analysis."
  • "On days when his pains were bad, he would propel himself around in a roller-chair, which he called his chariot; and although evidently suffering, he was never heard to complain."
  • "She calls her chariot, 'vehicle'; her furbelowed scarf, 'pinions': her blue mant and petticoat is her 'azure dress'; and her footman goes by the name of Oberon."