brougham


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brougham

1. a four-wheeled horse-drawn closed carriage having a raised open driver's seat in front
2. Obsolete a large car with an open compartment at the front for the driver
3. Obsolete an early electric car
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You can get in with me, if you like," Sir Edward continued, motioning toward the interior of his brougham.
If I was a very good boy and took pains, and carefully mixed in the best society, I might hope in the course of years to succeed to my father's brougham, fashionably-situated house, and clumsy and expensive footman.
I didn't know what broughams were made for, but now I know.
I have, as you discovered last night, a window at the back of my brougham, and if you desire a twenty-mile ride which will lead you to the spot from which you started, you have only to follow me.
The brougham glided up into the Strand, and turned westwards.
If you would only come back with me in my brougham, you would at least be able to soothe him, though I can hardly hope that you will be able to explain this remarkable occurrence.
He drove off by himself, as had been arranged, and watched the flashing lights of the little brougham in front of him.
And the brougham, behind which he was now running, was no more than a black spot on the white road.
And good-night, Watson," he added, as the wheels of the royal brougham rolled down the street.
Then, amid a mixture of groans and cheers, Professor Challenger's electric brougham slid from the curb, and I found myself walking under the silvery lights of Regent Street, full of thoughts of Gladys and of wonder as to my future.
The only reminder of mortality was a doctor's brougham arrested in august solitude close to the curbstone.
It was Madame Nilsson's first appearance that winter, and what the daily press had already learned to describe as "an exceptionally brilliant audience" had gathered to hear her, transported through the slippery, snowy streets in private broughams, in the spacious family landau, or in the humbler but more convenient "Brown coupe" To come to the Opera in a Brown coupe was almost as honourable a way of arriving as in one's own carriage; and departure by the same means had the immense advantage of enabling one