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trolley

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CIDE DICTIONARY

trolleyn. 
     A form of truck which can be tilted, for carrying railroad materials, or the like.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

trolley, n. (pl. -eys)
1 esp. Brit. a table, stand, or basket on wheels or castors for serving food, transporting luggage or shopping, gathering purchases in a supermarket, etc.
2 esp. Brit. a low truck running on rails.
3 (in full trolley-wheel) a wheel attached to a pole etc. used for collecting current from an overhead electric wire to drive a vehicle.
4 a US = trolley-car. b Brit. = trolley bus.

Idiom
trolley bus Brit. an electric bus running on the road and using a trolley-wheel. trolley-car US an electric tram using a trolley-wheel.
Etymology
of dial. orig., perh. f. TROLL(2)

ROGET THESAURUS

trolley

Journey

N journey, travel, traveling, wayfaring, campaigning, journey, excursion, expedition, tour, trip, grand tour, circuit, peregrination, discursion, ramble, pilgrimage, hajj, trek, course, ambulation, march, walk, promenade, constitutional, stroll, saunter, tramp, jog trot, turn, stalk, perambulation, noctambulation, noctambulism, somnambulism, outing, ride, drive, airing, jaunt, equitation, horsemanship, riding, manege, ride and tie, basophobia, roving, vagrancy, pererration, marching and countermarching, nomadism, vagabondism, vagabondage, hoboism, gadding, flit, flitting, migration, emigration, immigration, demigration, intermigration, wanderlust, plan, itinerary, guide, handbook, guidebook, road book, Baedeker, Bradshaw, Murray, map, road map, transportation guide, subway map, procession, cavalcade, caravan, file, cortege, column, vehicle, automobile, train, bus, airplane, plane, autobus, omnibus, subway, motorbike, dirt bike, off-road vehicle, van, minivan, motor scooter, trolley, locomotive, legs, feet, pegs, pins, trotters, traveler, depot, railway station, station, traveling, ambulatory, itinerant, peripatetic, roving, rambling, gadding, discursive, vagrant, migratory, monadic, circumforanean, circumforaneous, noctivagrant, mundivagrant, locomotive, wayfaring, wayworn, travel-stained, on foot, on horseback, on Shanks's mare, by the Marrowbone stage: in transitu, en route, Int, come along!.


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