Definition of chariot in English:
1A two-wheeled vehicle drawn by horses, used in ancient racing and warfare.
- As we moved through the shadows, we slipped into an ancient world of horses, chariots and camels.
- They imported chariots and horses from Egypt and traded them on to the Neo-Hittite and Aramean kingdoms to their north and northeast.
- He expresses the desire to retreat and Aeneas chastises him offering his own chariot as a vehicle.
2 historical A four-wheeled carriage with back seats and a coachman’s seat.
- Also featured is a four-wheeled Thracian chariot.
- We see men herding horses and driving horse-drawn chariots.
- Arriving and departing for the wedding the bride and groom looked gleeful in their horse drawn chariot with driver in full regale.
3 literary A stately or triumphal carriage.
- When he picked the man up, he arrived in a horse drawn chariot, which he drove himself.
- If they rode in on a real horse, I had a golden chariot drawn by two horses.
- We reached the gate, where an elegant chariot pulled by two horses stood, and the pharaoh stood beside them.
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Convey in or as in a chariot: he was charioted into the Temple
More example sentences
- Houses are being broken into and sacked, people are injuring each other indiscriminantly, and decent folks are charioting themselves out of town with scant success.
- His body was unmarked and perfected from combat and charioting.
Definition of chariot in:
- US English dictionary