[Sca-cooks] carts & wains

Terry Decker t.d.decker at att.net
Thu Jun 4 12:06:32 PDT 2009

Well, the bicycles I'm familiar with have two axles, so they're possibly a 
"half-wain."  Technically, I believe a car would be considered a "carriage" 
as it hauls passengers, while the pick-up with the ton of SCA gear piled 
high in the bed would be a "wain."


> So cars should properly be called 'wains' (rather than 'dragons', bleech) 
> and those guys with the bicycles bringing pizza or Chinese
> are riding carts....
> Devra
> <As a general differentiation, carts have two wheels and a single axle 
> while
> wains usually have four wheels and two axles.
> Bear>

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