(n.) = trolley ; tram ; streetcar ; cable car. Ex: When you arrive at the check-out desk you have a laden trolley and many more items than on your shopping list. Ex: Boston has an extensive and affordable bus, subway, and tram system. Ex: The first streetcars were also pulled by horses but instead of riding along a regular street they rolled along special steel rails in the middle of the street. Ex: In San Francisco horse-drawn wagons preceded the cable cars.