Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    A carriage for luggage or burden, with two wheels, as distinguished from a wagon, which has four wheels. The vehicle in which criminals are taken to execution. This word, in its ordinary and primary acceptation. signifies a carriage with two wheels; yet it has also a more extended signification, and may mean a carriage in general. Favers v. Giass, 22 Ala. 624, 58 Am. Dee, 272.