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a. A small wheeled vehicle typically pushed by hand: a shopping cart; a pastry cart.
b. A two-wheeled vehicle drawn by an animal and used in farm work and for transporting goods.
c. The quantity that a cart can hold.
a. An open two-wheeled carriage.
b. A light motorized vehicle: a golf cart.
tr.v. cart·ed, cart·ing, carts
1. To convey in a cart or truck: cart away garbage.
2. To convey laboriously or unceremoniously; lug: carted the whole gang off to jail.
[Middle English, wagon, from Old English cræt and from Old Norse kartr.]
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