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  1. an ox-drawn cart.
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Origin of oxcart

First recorded in 1740–50; ox + cart
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for oxcart

Historical Examples

  • An oxcart, laden with vegetables for the market, lumbered along the streets.

    The Street of Seven Stars

    Mary Roberts Rinehart

  • The blazed trail gave way to the corduroy road, and the pack horse to the oxcart or the stage.

    The Canadian Dominion

    Oscar D. Skelton

  • The express and the wireless have supplanted the oxcart and the courier.

  • Many years ago, the pink stones had been brought by oxcart from a prehistoric pyramid in Sector 9.

    When the Owl Cries

    Paul Bartlett

  • Jo Ann jerked the crude, hand-made chair off the oxcart and set it down in the shade of the thatched roof of the house.