hansom definition

  • noun:
    • A two-wheeled covered carriage with the motorist's chair above and behind. Also called hansom cab.
    • A Hansom taxi; a carriage
    • A low-hung two-wheeled hackney-carriage or cabriolet a great deal found in the large cities of good Britain, and recently introduced in a few towns for the United States.
    • a two-wheeled horse-drawn covered carriage aided by the driver's chair above and behind the guests
  • others:
    • A light, reduced, two-wheeled covered carriage with all the motorist's seat elevated at the rear of, the reins becoming passed over the top.

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