gharry
noun (plural gharries) Etymology: Hindi & Urdu gāṛī Date: 1810 a horse-drawn cab used especially in India and Egypt

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Gharry — Ghar ry, n. [Hind. g[=a]?i.] Any wheeled cart or carriage. [India] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gharry — or gharri [gar′ē] n. pl. gharries [Hindi gāṙī] in India, a vehicle, esp. a cab for hire: often used in combination …   English World dictionary

  • Gharry — A gharry or gharri is a horse drawn cab used especially in India. A palkee gharry is shaped somewhat like a palanquin. A gharry driver is a gharry wallah …   Wikipedia

  • gharry — /gar ee/, n., pl. gharries. a horse drawn cab or carriage used in India and Egypt. Also, gharri. [1800 10; < Hindi gari] * * * …   Universalium

  • gharry — noun a) A wheeled cart or carriage (usually horsedrawn). b) South African military slang: a jeep or small truck for conveying troops …   Wiktionary

  • gharry — box like Middle Eastern horse drawn cab Carriages and Chariots …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • gharry — n. carriage that is pulled by horse and used mainly in India and Egypt …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gharry — ghar·ry …   English syllables

  • gharry — /ˈgæri/ (say garee) noun (in India) a horse drawn cart or carriage. {Hindi gāṛī} …   Australian English dictionary

  • gharry —   n. light horse drawn carriage …   Dictionary of difficult words

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