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


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