taxicab

Part of speech: noun

A motor- cab fitted with a meter to measure time or distance. - taxacab; taxim; taximeter.

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Usage examples "taxicab":

  1. In reply to her helpless questions, he looked up the next train to Dinwiddie, which left within the hour, and after buying her ticket, assisted her smilingly into the taxicab. - "Virginia", Ellen Glasgow.
  2. I need a taxicab, if there is one. - "The Fourth R", George Oliver Smith.
  3. Full of enthusiasm, and as soon as a taxicab could bring him, he arrived at Gerridge's, where, in a corner of the deserted coffee- room, Ford explained the situation. - "The Lost House", Richard Harding Davis.