- 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 gharry
The door of the gharry was narrow, and they could only come at me one at a time.
I was driven to the Brusa station in his gharry, for which he made me pay two liras.The Secrets of a Kuttite
Edward O. Mousley
The rickshaw was borrowed from Japan; the "gharry" has been imported from India.The Kingdom of the Yellow Robe
In the street he found a gharry after a while and drove to his hotel.King--of the Khyber Rifles
A whip cracked, the gharry started; in a moment it was on the road.A Transient Guest
- (in India) a horse-drawn vehicle available for hire
C19: from Hindi gārī
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