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  • n  a cart that is drawn by an ox

  • In the world of 999, on the eve of the first millennium, time moved at the speed of an oxcart or, more often, of a sturdy pair of legs, and the West was built largely on wood.
  • Moyo's wife Tendai, 37, had found him bleeding and unconscious in the road and taken him to hospital on an oxcart.
  • Because traditional modes of transportation in free Chinaoxcart, ass, camel, over miserable roadsare unbearably slow, and because trucks so often break down in Chinese hands .
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  • Sanchez Adobe docents hosting free program on history of the oxcart
    Docents at the Sanchez Adobe Historic Park (1000 Linda Mar Blvd. in Pacifica) welcome the public for a free program featuring Bruce Horttor and Carol Verbeeck, who will render an illustrated presentation on the research and construction of the carreta, or oxcart, now on display.
    June 26, 2013 - Pacifica Tribune

  • John Lanchester in New York Times
    The jet engine of capitalism,Mr. Lanchester writes, "was harnessed to the oxcart of social justice, to much bleating from the advocates of pure capitalism, but with the effect that the Western liberal democracies became the most admirable...

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