chariotnoun [ C ]uk /ˈtʃær.i.ət/ us /ˈtʃer.i.ət/
Examples from literature
- Around 2000 BCE the Egyptians started using spokes on their chariot wheels.
- By 500 BCE, many types of wheeled vehicles were in use, from fast chariots to large, slow carts. The wheels they used are much like the wheels we use today.
- Chariot races were an important part of the Greek Olympic Games.
- The Ancient Greeks and Romans loved watching high-speed chariot races.
- There were fast chariots to fight in wars, slow carts to carry food and other goods, and comfortable carriages for rich people to get around in.
- Chariots, drawn by four horses and containing soldiers armed with spears and javelins and archers, were much in use.
- From one of these chariots alighted several venerable men, their hair whitened with age.
- His chariot was overturned "with a hideous crash" at such danger to himself, "that he did not believe he should ever hazard himself again in any sort of wheel carriage."
- So saying, Pluto pulled at the reins, and stopped the chariot right between the tall, massive pillars of the gateway.
- They walked along the road where once they used to ride in their chariot.