verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of dray
Examples from the Web for dray
Dray says that the doctors she had seen in the practice prior to her delivery were, in fact, supportive of her VBAC plan.
Or, they may be less benevolent, as Dray believes Gorelik was.
Dray glances at me and then looks away when I ask her if she is going to have any more children.
While impressive, these figures are largely irrelevant for Dray.
Therefore, Dray actively sought a hospital that would be supportive of her decision to avoid another C-section.
He was as big as a carthorse, as graceful as a dray and as meek as a missionary.At Good Old Siwash|George Fitch
Benyon rejoined, standing there still, though the dray had passed.Georgina's Reasons|Henry James
If you will give me the numbers of the bales, Captain Brent, I'll send a dray down to your boat and get them.The Crisis, Complete|Winston Churchill
Loddie and Kezia can have tea with by chudren in the dursery, and Ill see theb on the dray afterwards.Bliss, and Other Stories|Katherine Mansfield
A dray went past the end of his street rumbling hollowly, and the rumble died drearily away.The House with the Green Shutters|George Douglas Brown
British Dictionary definitions for dray (1 of 2)
- a low cart without fixed sides, used for carrying heavy loads
- (in combination)a drayman
Word Origin for dray
British Dictionary definitions for dray (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for dray
mid-14c., Middle English noun derivative of Old English dragan "to draw," originally meaning a cart without wheels that has to be "dragged" (cf. Old Norse draga "timber dragged behind a horse"); see drag (v.).