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 for cart
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cart \Cart\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Carted; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Carting.]
     1. To carry or convey in a cart.
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     2. To expose in a cart by way of punishment.
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              She chuckled when a bawd was carted.  --Prior.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cart \Cart\ (k[aum]rt), n. [AS. cr[ae]t; cf. W. cart, Ir. &
     Gael. cairt, or Icel. kartr. Cf. Car.]
     1. A common name for various kinds of vehicles, as a Scythian
        dwelling on wheels, or a chariot. "Ph[oe]bus' cart."
        --Shak.
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     2. A two-wheeled vehicle for the ordinary purposes of
        husbandry, or for transporting bulky and heavy articles.
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              Packing all his goods in one poor cart. --Dryden.
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     3. A light business wagon used by bakers, grocerymen,
        butchers, etc.
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     4. An open two-wheeled pleasure carriage.
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     Cart horse, a horse which draws a cart; a horse bred or
        used for drawing heavy loads; -- also spelled carthorse.
        
  
     Cart rope, a stout rope for fastening a load on a cart; any
        strong rope.
  
     To put the cart before the horse, To get the cart before
     the horse, or To set the cart before the horse, to invert
        the order of related facts or ideas, as by putting an
        effect for a cause; to do things in an improper order.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cart \Cart\, v. i.
     To carry burdens in a cart; to follow the business of a
     carter.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  cart
      n 1: a heavy open wagon usually having two wheels and drawn by
           an animal
      2: wheeled vehicle that can be pushed by a person; may have one
         or two or four wheels; "he used a handcart to carry the rocks
         away"; "their pushcart was piled high with groceries" [syn:
         handcart, pushcart, cart, go-cart]
      v 1: draw slowly or heavily; "haul stones"; "haul nets" [syn:
           haul, hale, cart, drag]
      2: transport something in a cart

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  39 Moby Thesaurus words for "cart":
     barge, barrow, boat, bring, bus, carry, coach, convey, coup-cart,
     dogcart, drag, dray, dumpcart, ferry, float, handcart, haul,
     horsecart, jinrikisha, lighter, lug, move, oxcart, ponycart,
     pushcart, raft, ricksha, schlep, ship, sled, sledge, tote,
     transport, trolley, truck, two-wheeler, van, wagon, wheelbarrow
  
  

From Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary :

  Cart
     a vehicle moving on wheels, and usually drawn by oxen (2 Sam.
     6:3). The Hebrew word thus rendered, _'agalah_ (1 Sam. 6:7, 8),
     is also rendered "wagon" (Gen. 45:19). It is used also to denote
     a war-chariot (Ps. 46:9). Carts were used for the removal of the
     ark and its sacred utensils (Num. 7:3, 6). After retaining the
     ark amongst them for seven months, the Philistines sent it back
     to the Israelites. On this occasion they set it in a new cart,
     probably a rude construction, with solid wooden wheels like that
     still used in Western Asia, which was drawn by two milch cows,
     which conveyed it straight to Beth-shemesh.
     
       A "cart rope," for the purpose of fastening loads on carts, is
     used (Isa. 5:18) as a symbol of the power of sinful pleasures or
     habits over him who indulges them. (See CORD.) In
     Syria and Palestine wheel-carriages for any other purpose than
     the conveyance of agricultural produce are almost unknown.
     

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