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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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"I was in my brougham, driving through the streets.
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.
"You can get in with me, if you like," Sir Edward continued, motioning toward the interior of his brougham. "I am due in Downing Street now, but I dare say you could say what you wish to on the way there."
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 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.
'Have you brought your hatchet, Miss Brougham? If you have, you're just in time to join in the massacre of the innocents.
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."
I am so sorry, Basil, but there is only room for two in the brougham. You must follow us in a hansom."
She had been seen, it appeared, driving in a brougham, with the window down.