CAR (OLD FORM CARR)
\kˈɑː ˈə͡ʊld fˈɔːm kˈɑː], \kˈɑː ˈəʊld fˈɔːm kˈɑː], \k_ˈɑː__ ˈəʊ_l_d f_ˈɔː_m k_ˈɑː]\
Definitions of CAR (OLD FORM CARR)
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kÃ¤r, n. a vehicle moved on wheels, applied to very various forms--a large and splendid vehicle, as a triumphal car, a funeral car, the two-wheeled Irish jaunting-car; in Birmingham, a four-wheeled cab, as opposed to a hansom (cab); in America, applied to all vehicles for railway travelling, as passenger-car, palace-car, freight-car, &c.; in England, applied only to the carriages of street tramways: a railway carriage: (poet.) a chariot: the part of a balloon in which the aeronauts sit.--n. CAR'MAN, a man who drives a car or cart: a carter. [O. Fr. car--Low L. carra, carrus, itself a Celt. word, seen in Ir. carr, Bret. karr.]
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