from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A kind of spring-cart, used by milkmen, etc.


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  • The horse drew the train along the level road, until, on reaching a descending gradient, down which the train ran by its own gravity, the animal was unharnessed, and, when loose, he wheeled round to the other end of the waggons, to which a “dandy-cart” was attached, its bottom being only a few inches from the rail.

    Lives of the Engineers The Locomotive. George and Robert Stephenson Samuel Smiles 1858


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