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brougham

 (bro͞om, bro͞o′əm, brōm, brō′əm)
n.
1. A closed four-wheeled carriage with an open driver's seat in front.
2. An automobile with an open driver's seat.
3. An electrically powered automobile resembling a coupé.

[After Henry Peter Brougham, First Baron Brougham and Vaux (1778-1868), Scottish-born jurist.]

brougham

(ˈbruːəm; bruːm)
n
1. (Automotive Engineering) a four-wheeled horse-drawn closed carriage having a raised open driver's seat in front
2. (Automotive Engineering) obsolete a large car with an open compartment at the front for the driver
3. (Automotive Engineering) obsolete an early electric car
[C19: named after Henry Peter, Lord Brougham (1778–1868)]

brough•am

(ˈbru əm, brum, ˈbroʊ əm)

n.
1. a four-wheeled, boxlike closed carriage with the driver's perch outside.
2.
a. (formerly) a limousine with an open driver's compartment.
b. an early type of automobile resembling a coupé, often powered by an electric motor.
[1850–55; after Lord Brougham (1778–1868), English statesman]

Brougham

A four-wheeled closed carriage drawn by one horse. The driver sat outside the closed cab. The original design was by Lord Brougham.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Brougham - light carriagebrougham - light carriage; pulled by a single horse
carriage, equipage, rig - a vehicle with wheels drawn by one or more horses
2.brougham - a sedan that has no roof over the driver's seat
sedan, saloon - a car that is closed and that has front and rear seats and two or four doors
Translations

brougham

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The light brougham was to be fresh done up, and as Colonel Blantyre was obliged to return to his regiment it was arranged that Smith should drive him to the town in it, and ride back; for this purpose he took the saddle with him, and I was chosen for the journey.
A brougham stood on the road before the little outside platform.
I am so sorry, Basil, but there is only room for two in the brougham.
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Obviously Therese had been very much impressed by a brougham, though she didn't know the name for it.
And good-night, Watson," he added, as the wheels of the royal brougham rolled down the street.
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Miss Brougham,' said Sellers at last, spitting out the words, 'has confined herself to the purely commercial side of my work.
A brougham was coming sedately down the street from Piccadilly; to my horror, it stopped behind me as I peered once more through the letter-box, and out tumbled the dishevelled prizefighter and two companions.
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I saw Farebrother yesterday-- he's Whiggish himself, hoists Brougham and Useful Knowledge; that's the worst I know of him;--and he says that Brooke is getting up a pretty strong party.