Park phaeton
Park Park (p[aum]rk), n. [AS. pearroc, or perh. rather fr. F. parc; both being of the same origin; cf. LL. parcus, parricus, Ir. & Gael. pairc, W. park, parwg. Cf. {Paddock} an inclosure, {Parrock}.] 1. (Eng. Law) A piece of ground inclosed, and stored with beasts of the chase, which a man may have by prescription, or the king's grant. --Mozley & W. [1913 Webster]

2. A tract of ground kept in its natural state, about or adjacent to a residence, as for the preservation of game, for walking, riding, or the like. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

While in the park I sing, the listening deer Attend my passion, and forget to fear. --Waller. [1913 Webster]

3. A piece of ground, in or near a city or town, inclosed and kept for ornament and recreation; as, Hyde Park in London; Central Park in New York. [1913 Webster]

4. (Mil.) A space occupied by the animals, wagons, pontoons, and materials of all kinds, as ammunition, ordnance stores, hospital stores, provisions, etc., when brought together; also, the objects themselves; as, a park of wagons; a park of artillery. [1913 Webster]

5. A partially inclosed basin in which oysters are grown. [Written also {parc}.] [1913 Webster]

6. Any place where vehicles are assembled according to a definite arrangement; also, the vehicles. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

7. A position of the gear lever in a vehicle with automatic transmission, used when the vehicle is stopped, in which the transmission is in neutral and a brake is engaged. [PJC]

{Park of artillery}. See under {Artillery}.

{Park phaeton}, a small, low carriage, for use in parks.

{industrial park} a region located typically in a suburban or rural area, zoned by law for specific types of business use (as, retail business, light industry, and sometimes heavy industry), often having some parklike characteristics, and having businesses, parking lots, and sometimes recreation areas and restaurants. The sponsoring agency may also provide supporting facilities, such as water towers, office buildings, or for large industrial parks, an airport. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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