hackney carriage

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Noun1.hackney carriage - a carriage for hirehackney carriage - a carriage for hire      
carriage, equipage, rig - a vehicle with wheels drawn by one or more horses
four-wheeler - a hackney carriage with four wheels
remise - an expensive or high-class hackney
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hackney carriage

n (horse-drawn) → (Pferde)droschke f; (form: = taxi) → (Kraft)droschke f (form)
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hackney carriage

[ˈhæknɪˌkærɪdʒ] n (frm) → autopubblica
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References in classic literature ?
He had heard of the case of an orphan muffin boy, who, having been run over by a hackney carriage, had been removed to the hospital, had undergone the amputation of his leg below the knee, and was now actually pursuing his occupation on crutches.
Crawling behind an infirm horse, a metropolitan hackney carriage drew up on wobbly wheels and with a maimed driver on the box.
Figures have revealed more than 87% of Cardiff's taxi fleet - 946 hackney carriages and 1,264 private hire vehicles - do not meet the Euro 6 emission standard.
According to Birmingham City Council figures, only 72 of the 1,265 Hackney carriages licensed to operate in the city will be compliant with the new emission standards being imposed by the pollution charge from January 2020.
of hackney carriages if they are satisfied that there is no significant unmet demand for the services in their area - and that is what they decided last night.
According to city council figures, only 72 of the 1,265 Hackney Carriages licensed to operate in the city will be compliant with the emission standards being imposed by the pollution charge from January 2020.
LIVERPOOL black taxi drivers could soon be made to accept contactless and debit card payments under radical proposals to "modernise" hackney carriages.
"The risks are compounded by the fact that hackney carriages consistently exceed the allocated number of spaces.
Prices charged by hackney carriages are set by the licensing authority, Newcastle City Council, and include tariffs dependent on the time and day of the week.
The row centred around the fact that private hire cars were not exempt from fines, while hackney carriages were.
Councillors are being asked to reconsider the proposal which forms part of a new draft policy for hackney carriages and private hire vehicles.