A light, covered conveyance, resembling a sedan chair, or a palanquin; borne by men, but oftener at the present day in Syria between two mules or camels. Solomon’s chariot, Song of Solomon 3:9, or bed, is supposed to have been an elegant mule-litter. The Hebrew word translated litters in Isaiah 66:20, is rendered wagons in Numbers 7:3.
These dictionary topics are from American Tract Society Bible Dictionary published in 1859. Public Domain, copy freely.
Rand, W. W. "Entry for 'LITTER'". "American Tract Society Bible Dictionary".