Complete Definition of "brougham"

English
Etymology
Named from w:Lord Brougham|Henry Peter, Lord Brougham (1778-1868), the vehicle's designer.

Pronunciation
IPA: /'bru:əm/

Noun
brougham (plural: broughams)

  1. a four-wheeled horse-drawn carriage, designed in 1839. It had an open seat for the driver in front of the closed cabin for two or four passengers.

#:*1891: “Yes,” he continued, glancing out of the window. “A nice little brougham and a pair of beauties.” — Arthur Conan Doyle, ‘A Scandal In Bohemia’ (Norton 2005 p.12)

  1. an automobile, a sedan without a roof over driver's seat.

See also
pedialite

fr:brougham
io:brougham
vi:brougham
zh:brougham

Revision and Credits for"brougham"
Dictionary content provided from Wiktionary.org under the
GNU Free Documentation License
 
 

 Find:
  Words Starting With:
  Words Ending With:
  Words Containing:
  Words That Match:

 
 Translate Into:
  
Dutch   French   German
  
Italian   Spanish
    Show results per page.

Browse the Dictionary
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

   
Allwords Copyright 1998-2020 All rights reserved.