- a horse-drawn cab or carriage used in India and Egypt.
Origin of gharry
First recorded in 1800–10, gharry is from the Hindi word gāṛī
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Examples from the Web for gharri
The native carriage (or gharri, as it is called) is not a handsome equipage.
"That is called a gharri" interposed Sir Modava, who was within hearing.Across India
A minute later the two were seated in the gharri, which at once set out in pursuit of the one that Carl Reitberg had taken.
He sat back in the gharri smiling and perspiring, mopping his forehead from time to time.
She was so terrified that she did not dare to look out, but shut at once the windows of the gharri.
- (in India) a horse-drawn vehicle available for hire
C19: from Hindi gārī
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