(The Sulky) The modern harness racing vehicle (a driving rig) developed from a single-seat. Earlier racing had used carts. In its final form the sulky is little more than a U-shaped shaft mounted on two wheels with a seat at the end of the U.

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  • sulky — sulky …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • sulky — [ sylki ] n. m. • 1860; mot angl., de sulky « boudeur », parce que cette voiture n a qu une place ♦ Voiture légère à deux roues, sans caisse, utilisée pour les courses de trot attelé. Des sulkys ou des sulkies. ● sulky nom masculin (anglais… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Sulky — Sulk y, n.; pl. {Sulkies}. [From {Sulky}, a.; so called from the owner s desire of riding alone.] A light two wheeled carriage for a single person. [1913 Webster] Note: Sulky is used adjectively in the names of several agricultural machines drawn …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sulky — subst. Trăsură uşoară, pe două roţi, utilizată în cursele de trap. [pr.: sálchi]. – cuv. engl. Trimis de rain drop, 29.07.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  SULKY [pr.: sálchi] n. Trăsură uşoară cu două roţi, utilizată în cursele de trap. /cuv …   Dicționar Român

  • Sulky — rural. El sulky es un pequeño carruaje, por lo general para uno o dos pasajeros, que se utiliza como una forma de transporte rural en muchas partes del mundo. Se destaca por su sencilla construcción y escaso peso. Consta de dos grandes ruedas… …   Wikipedia Español

  • sulky — [sul′kē] adj. sulkier, sulkiest [prob. < OE solcen (in comp.), idle, sluggish, pp. of seolcan, to become slack < IE base * selĝ , to let go, let loose > Sans sarjati, (he) releases] 1. showing resentment or dissatisfaction by petulant or …   English World dictionary

  • Sulky — Sulk y, a. [Compar. {Sulkier}; superl. {Sulkiest}.] [See {Sulkiness}, and cf. {Sulky}, n.] Moodly silent; sullen; sour; obstinate; morose; splenetic. [1913 Webster] Syn: See {Sullen}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sulky — (engl., spr. ßöllkĭ, »mürrisch«), leichter zweiräderiger Wagen, ähnlich dem Stanhope, für eine einzige Person. Das Rennsulky aus Hickoryholz wiegt nur 20 kg, das Pneumatiksulky hat mit Luft gefüllte Gummiradreifen …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • sulky — index resentful, restive Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • sulky — / sʌlki/, it. / salki/ s. ingl. [voce di origine incerta, che significa propr. scontroso ], usato in ital. al masch. (sport.) [carrozzino a due ruote per le corse al trotto] ▶◀ sediolo …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • sulky — /ingl. ˈsʌlkɪ/ [vc. ingl., propriamente «arcigno, scontroso», perché dà posto ad una sola persona] s. m. inv. (ippica) sediolo …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

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