Sulkies
Sulky Sulk"y, n.; pl. {Sulkies}. [From {Sulky}, a.; -- so called from the owner's desire of riding alone.] A light two-wheeled carriage for a single person. [1913 Webster]

Note: Sulky is used adjectively in the names of several agricultural machines drawn by horses to denote that the machine is provided with wheels and a seat for the driver; as, sulky plow; sulky harrow; sulky rake, etc. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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