, a carry; a portage.Carrying trade, the business of transporting goods, etc., from one place or country to another by water or land; freighting.

We are rivals with them in . . . the carrying trade.

(Car"ryk) n. A carack. [Obs.] Chaucer.

(Car"ry*tale`) n. A talebearer. [R.] Shak.

(Carse) n. [Of Celtic origin; cf. W. cars bog, fen. carsen reed, Armor. kars, korsen, bog plant, reed.] Low, fertile land; a river valley. [Scot.] Jomieson.

(Cart) n. [AS. cræt; 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. "Phœbus' cart." Shak.

2. A two-wheeled vehicle for the ordinary purposes of husbandry, or for transporting bulky and heavy articles.

Packing all his goods in one poor cart.

3. A light business wagon used by bakers, grocerymen, butchers, etc.

4. An open two-wheeled pleasure carriage.

Cart horse, a horse which draws a cart; a horse bred or used for drawing heavy loads.Cart load, orCartload, as much as will fill or load a cart. In excavating and carting sand, gravel, earth, etc., one third of a cubic yard of the material before it is loosened is estimated to be a cart load.Cart rope, a stout rope for fastening a load on a cart; any strong rope.Toput (or get or set)the cart before the horse, to invert the order of related facts or ideas, as by putting an effect for a cause.

(Cart), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Carted; p. pr. & vb. n. Carting.]

1. To carry or convey in a cart.

2. To expose in a cart by way of punishment.

She chuckled when a bawd was carted.

(Cart), v. i. To carry burdens in a cart; to follow the business of a carter.

(Cart"age) n.

1. The act of carrying in a cart.

2. The price paid for carting.

(Cart"bote`) n. [Cart + bote.] (Old Eng. Law.) Wood to which a tenant is entitled for making and repairing carts and other instruments of husbandry.

(||Carte) n. [F. See 1st Card.]

1. Bill of fare.

2. Short for Carte de visite.

Carrying place

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