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Definition: Park phaeton
(p[aum]rk), n. [AS. pearroc, or perh. rather fr. F.
parc; both being of the same origin; cf. LL. parcus,
parricus, Ir. & Gael. pairc, W. park, parwg. Cf. Paddock
1. (Eng. Law) A piece of ground inclosed, and stored with
beasts of the chase, which a man may have by prescription,
or the king's grant. --Mozley & W.
2. A tract of ground kept in its natural state, about or
adjacent to a residence, as for the preservation of game,
for walking, riding, or the like. --Chaucer.
While in the park I sing, the listening deer
Attend my passion, and forget to fear. --Waller.
3. A piece of ground, in or near a city or town, inclosed and
kept for ornament and recreation; as, Hyde Park in London;
Central Park in New York.
4. (Mil.) A space occupied by the animals, wagons, pontoons,
and materials of all kinds, as ammunition, ordnance
stores, hospital stores, provisions, etc., when brought
together; also, the objects themselves; as, a park of
wagons; a park of artillery.
5. A partially inclosed basin in which oysters are grown.
[Written also parc
6. Any place where vehicles are assembled according to a
definite arrangement; also, the vehicles.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
7. A position of the gear lever in a vehicle with automatic
transmission, used when the vehicle is stopped, in which
the transmission is in neutral and a brake is engaged.
Park of artillery
. See under Artillery
, a small, low carriage, for use in parks.
a region located typically in a suburban or
rural area, zoned by law for specific types of business
use (as, retail business, light industry, and sometimes
heavy industry), often having some parklike
characteristics, and having businesses, parking lots, and
sometimes recreation areas and restaurants. The sponsoring
agency may also provide supporting facilities, such as
water towers, office buildings, or for large industrial
parks, an airport.