Definition of dray noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//dreɪ//
; NAmE NAmE//dreɪ//
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a low flat vehicle pulled by horses and used in the past for carrying heavy loads, especially barrels of beer Word Originlate Middle English (denoting ‘a sledge’): perhaps from Old English dræge ‘dragnet’, related to dragan ‘to pull’, of Germanic origin.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: dray