[dawg-kahrt, dog-]
  1. a light, two-wheeled, horse-drawn vehicle for ordinary driving, with two transverse seats back to back, and originally having a box under the rear seat for carrying a dog.
  2. a cart drawn by a dog or dogs.

Origin of dogcart

First recorded in 1660–70; dog + cart Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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  1. a light horse-drawn two-wheeled vehicle: originally, one containing a box or section for transporting gun dogs
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