cabriolet

Part of speech: noun

A one horse covered carriage; a cab.

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Usage examples "cabriolet":

  1. The windows are open; we have a balcony, which my mother has taken care to fill with flowers; the air, though we are in London, is sweet and fresh; the street quiet, except that an occasional carriage or hackney cabriolet rolls rapidly by; a few stealthy passengers pass to and fro noiselessly on their way homeward. - "The Caxtons, Part 6", Edward Bulwer-Lytton.
  2. My Lord Baltimore descended listlessly from his cabriolet to join the group. - "Richard Carvel, Complete", Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009.
  3. After the performance the gallant Desmahis called a cabriolet and escorted the citoyenne Blaise back to the Amour peintre. - "The Gods are Athirst", Anatole France.