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Webster 1828 Edition


Carting

CARTING

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ppr.
Conveying or exposing in a cart.

CARTING

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Noun.
The act of carrying in a cart.

Definition 2022


carting

carting

English

Verb

carting

  1. present participle of cart

Noun

carting (plural cartings)

  1. The transporting of someone in a cart through the streets as part of a public punishment or humiliation.
    • 2012, Faramerz Dabhoiwala, The Origins of Sex, Penguin 2013, p. 15:
      When Rowland Hill, Lord Mayor in 1550, instigated the carting of notable citizens for unchastity, several of them ‘told him that it was not right to be so severe […]’.

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