bow trolley

[ boh ]
/ boʊ /

noun Railroads.

See under trolley(def 4).

Origin of bow trolley

First recorded in 1900–05

Definition for bow trolley (2 of 2)

trolley

or trol·ly

[ trol-ee ]
/ ˈtrɒl i /

noun, plural trol·leys.

verb (used with or without object), trol·leyed, trol·ley·ing.

to convey or go by trolley.

Origin of trolley

First recorded in 1815–25; orig. dial.; apparently akin to troll1
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British Dictionary definitions for bow trolley

trolley
/ (ˈtrɒlɪ) /

noun

verb

(tr) to transport (a person or object) on a trolley
See also trolleys

Word Origin for trolley

C19: probably from troll 1
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Idioms and Phrases with bow trolley

trolley

see off one's head (trolley).

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