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brougham(bro͞om, bro͞o′əm, brōm, brō′əm)
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.]
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)
1. a four-wheeled, boxlike closed carriage with the driver's perch outside.
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]
A four-wheeled closed carriage drawn by one horse. The driver sat outside the closed cab. The original design was by Lord Brougham.
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|Noun||1.||brougham - light carriage; pulled by a single horse|
|2.||brougham - a sedan that has no roof over the driver's seat|