Dray horse
Dray Dray, n. [AS. dr[ae]ge a dragnet, fr. dragan. ????. See {Draw}, and cf. 2d {Drag}, 1st {Dredge}.] 1. A strong low cart or carriage used for heavy burdens. --Addison. [1913 Webster]

2. A kind of sledge or sled. --Halliwell. [1913 Webster]

{Dray cart}, a dray.

{Dray horse}, a heavy, strong horse used in drawing a dray. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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