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Dray

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Dray.
Dráycart.
n.s. [draʒ, Saxon.] The car on which beer is carried.

Let him be brought into the field of election upon his draycart, and I will meet him there in a triumphant chariot. Addis.

When drays bound high, then never cross behind,
Where bubbling yest is blown by gusts of wind.
Gay's Trivia.

Sources: Addison, Joseph (408) · Gay, John (51)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Dray." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: January 30, 2013. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=8379.


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