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Cape cart

(South African) a two-wheeled horse-drawn vehicle sometimes with a canvas hood
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  • The vehicles attending the column were six Scotch carts and one cape cart.

    The Transvaal from Within J. P. Fitzpatrick
  • A cape cart was driving by, containing two ladies and two young girls.

    'Tween Snow and Fire Bertram Mitford
  • He was dead, too—struck by the lightning in the act of stealing those mules and that cape cart.

    The Dop Doctor Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
  • And similar to the cape cart is the Whitechapel cart, which brings me to a brief consideration of the dog-carts.

    Carriages & Coaches Ralph Straus
  • The cape cart stood on the veld, without a scratch on the paintwork.

    The Dop Doctor Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
  • Away in the distance a large dust-cloud was advancing, and with it the white tilt of a cape cart.

    Aletta Bertram Mitford
  • A cavalcade of Boers was approaching the house, and in the midst, as though escorted by it, moved the white tent of a cape cart.

    Aletta Bertram Mitford
  • Send your cape cart into Cape Town for iron lathes, for coffee and tea, and groceries by the hundredweight.

    A Simpleton Charles Reade
  • I had lived better on the open veldt whenever I had been able to get at my cape cart, and the boxes I had stored in it.

    War's Brighter Side Julian Ralph.
  • When we were camped a day's march south of this, two Boers brought in a wounded man of ours in a cape cart.

    With Rimington L. March Phillipps

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