Definition of “dray” - English Dictionary


“dray” in English

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draynoun [ C ]

uk /dreɪ/ us /dreɪ/

Examples from literature

  • A hundred times he had to step quickly to avoid hand truck, or dray, or laden wagon. 
  • Drays were provided to carry our luggage, but we ourselves had to walk. 
  • Everything was still on the streets except the clatter of the milk carts, and the early drays and huckster wagons. 
  • The clang of the trolleys, the rumble of the drays, the rushing of the people! 
  • The drays joined us early, having performed an immense distance yesterday. 

(Definition of “dray” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)