Usage examples for dray

  1. He leaned against a filing- case like a heavy dray horse which had come to a final stop. – Whispering Wires by Henry Leverage
  2. Close to the pool we noticed an old dray road, the old road to Mount Dockrell. – Spinifex and Sand Five Years' Pioneering and Exploration in Western Australia by David W Carnegie
  3. You can drive only one dray. – Watch Yourself Go By by Al. G. Field
  4. So if you'll please to send me down in the dray, I should be obliged. – Station Amusements by Lady Barker
  5. So far as danger from poisonous snakes is concerned you are in much more danger from the driver of a dray than from a snake. – How Girls Can Help Their Country by Juliette Low Agnes Baden-Powell Robert Baden-Powell
  6. But to such a distressed lady a champion could not long be wanting; and Robert, after having been driven out of Spain by the Moors with fearful loss, and in a second attempt wrecked with all his fleet as soon as he got out of port, resolved to tempt the main no more, and leave the swan's path for that of the fat oxen and black dray- horses of Holland. – Hereward, The Last of the English by Charles Kingsley
  7. Twenty years ago he had helped to make a steady foundation for the red cottage that had arrived ready built on a bullock- dray. – Seven Little Australians by Ethel Sybil Turner
  8. And then he got up and threw back his shoulders, as though he were adjusting them to some burden; and Mattie, as she looked up at him, thought again of the brewer's dray. – Not Like Other Girls by Rosa N. Carey
  9. Leaving the dray track at the lower end of King's Creek of my former journey, we struck across for Penny's Creek, four miles east of it, where the splendid rocky reservoir is, and where there was delicious herbage for the horses. – Australia Twice Traversed, The Romance of Exploration Australia Twice Traversed. The Romance Of Exploration, Being A Narrative Compiled From The Journals Of Five Exploring Expeditions Into And Through Central South Australia, And Western Australia, From 1 by Ernest Giles
  10. This is a complete contrast to the loads " drayed" by Anderson through the 1880's, 1890's and the 1900's to about 1915 when the automobile began to change the world of transportation, and Anderson's one horse wagon dray business along with it. – Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves, North Carolina Narratives, Part 2 by Work Projects Administration