noundialect Welsh, British, Midlands English
1A low, flat cart, typically two-wheeled and with the sides consisting only of poles, used for carrying hay, corn, etc., over fields or uneven ground.
2In extended use: any rudimentary, makeshift, or dilapidated vehicle, e.g. a home-made go-cart, an old and decrepit car, etc.
Mid 19th century. Origin unknown.