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A four-wheeled closed carriage with seats for four passengers.

[After the Duke of Clarence (1765-1837), later William IV of England.]


a closed four-wheeled horse-drawn carriage, having a glass front
[C19: named after the Duke of Clarence (1765–1837)]
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Noun1.clarence - a closed carriage with four wheels and seats for four passengersclarence - a closed carriage with four wheels and seats for four passengers
carriage, equipage, rig - a vehicle with wheels drawn by one or more horses
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The house had been built by Seth's grandfather, a stone quarryman, and it, together with the stone quarries on Lake Erie eighteen miles to the north, had been left to his son, Clarence Richmond, Seth's father.
Now, Clarence, my boy -- if that might happen to be your name -- I'll get you to post me up a little if you don't mind.
The page said, further, that dinner was about ended in the great hall by this time, and that as soon as the sociability and the heavy drinking should begin, Sir Kay would have me in and exhibit me before King Arthur and his illustrious knights seated at the Table Round, and would brag about his exploit in capturing me, and would probably exaggerate the facts a little, but it wouldn't be good form for me to correct him, and not over safe, either; and when I was done being exhibited, then ho for the dungeon; but he, Clarence, would find a way to come and see me every now and then, and cheer me up, and help me get word to my friends.
I thanked him; I couldn't do less; and about this time a lackey came to say I was wanted; so Clarence led me in and took me off to one side and sat down by me.
It was at a charity bazaar that Isabel and Clarence first met.
At six o'clock, carrying four Teddy-bears, seven photograph frames, five golliwogs, and a billiken, Clarence went home to tell the news to his parents.
You must wear them at the social evening, Clarence.
To see you," Aynesworth answered, "tomorrow afternoon, either hee or at his apartments in the Clarence Hotel.
He is staying at the Clarence, I presume, under his own name?
Clarence, my snake, has the cutest way of climbing up the leg of the table and looking at you pleadingly in the hope that you will give him soft-boiled egg, which he adores.
Later in the day he called me up on the phone and said that, though he realized that a man's place was the home, he declined to cross the threshold again until I had got rid of Eustace and Clarence.
Tite Barnacle's son, Clarence Barnacle, who is in his father's Department.

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