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hansom


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hansom  \Han"som\,  n.,  Hansom  cab  \Han"som  cab`\  [From  the  name 
  of  the  inventor.] 
  A  light,  low  two-wheeled  covered  carriage  with  the  driver's 
  seat  elevated  behind,  the  reins  being  passed  over  the  top 
 
  He  hailed  a  cruising  hansom  .  .  .  ``  'Tis  the  gondola 
  of  London,''  said  Lothair  --Beaconsfield. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hansom 
  n  :  a  two-wheeled  horse-drawn  covered  carriage  with  the  driver's 
  seat  above  and  behind  the  passengers  [syn:  {hansom  cab}] 




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