verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
- carson, kit,
- carson, rachel,
- carson, rachel louise,
- carstensz, mount,
- cart before the horse, put the,
- cart horse,
- cart off,
- cart track,
Origin of cart
Examples from the Web for cart
Brand pushes her cart with Ashton in it alongside her coworkers (one of whom was later killed in the attack).Westgate's Chilling Security Video Reveals Shopping Mall Bloodbath|Nina Strochlic|September 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He places his cart at the corner and starts pushing the trash toward it.
Furry puts the bandanna in his pocket and moves on, walking behind the cart.
He rolls the cart down Fourth, across Pontotoc and Linden, to his own block, where he parks it at the curb, between two cars.
Finally, he waved—a quick flip of his right hand—and the cart wheeled around, the beery bleachers still chanting “A-LI!”
And Dick turned again and hurried to the new house, but David stood, holding the handle of his cart and looking after him.The Doers|William John Hopkins
A single mule pulled the cart in front, two drew the second.The Saracen: Land of the Infidel|Robert Shea
True, I can no longer pull a cart to market, but I have a magnificent voice still.Beasts & Men|Jean de Bosschre
He began raising the revolver again and the dazed Mel instinctively relayed power to the cart.All In The Mind|Gene L. Henderson
A rail or two more clanged down on the others, and then the cart rumbled away.Vignettes of Manhattan; Outlines in Local Color|Brander Matthews
Word Origin for cart
c.1200, from Old Norse kartr or a similar Scandinavian source, akin to and replacing Old English cræt "cart, wagon, chariot," perhaps originally "body of a cart made of wickerwork, hamper" and related to Middle Dutch cratte "woven mat, hamper," Dutch krat "basket," Old English cradol (see cradle (n.)). To put the cart before the horse in a figurative sense is from 1510s in those words; the image in other words dates to mid-14c.
"to carry in a cart," late 14c., from cart (n.). Related: Carted; carting.
In addition to the idioms beginning with cart
- cart before the horse, put the
- cart off
- upset the applecart