fiacre(redirected from fiacres)
A small hackney carriage.
[French, after the Hôtel de Saint Fiacre in Paris.]
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(Automotive Engineering) a small four-wheeled horse-drawn carriage, usually with a folding roof
[C17: named after the Hotel de St Fiacre, Paris, where these vehicles were first hired out]
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fi•a•cre(Fr. ˈfya krə)
n., pl. fi•a•cres (Fr. ˈfya krə)
a small horse-drawn carriage.
[1690–1700; < French; after the Hotel de St. Fiacre]
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