Definition of sanitary cart in English:

sanitary cart

noun

Australian
historical
  • A vehicle used to collect excrement from areas with no sewers.

    ‘even the sanitary cart seemed a picturesque vehicle’
    • ‘The sanitary cart called to collect the waste only once a week.’
    • ‘May remembers his sanitary cart and its team of about four horses.’
    • ‘Ordure built up in the small courtyards and was removed by a sanitary cart once a week.’
    • ‘They insisted on 'the right to sleep at home, catch the sanitary cart to work, or walk'.’
    • ‘The bowl of the commode was placed outside at night to be emptied by a sanitary cart.’