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1. A small horse-drawn cab with two wheels, side seats, and an entrance at the back, used in the late 1800s.
2. A four-wheeled carriage of similar construction, used as a public conveyance in the late 1800s.

[After Peter Herdic (1824-1888), American inventor.]
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(Automotive Engineering) US a small horse-drawn carriage with a rear entrance and side seats
[C19: named after P. Herdic, 19th-century American inventor]
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They walked back toward Beacon Street, and near the club Archer caught sight of the plush-lined "herdic" which had carried his note to the Parker House, and whose driver was reposing from this effort by bathing his brow at the corner hydrant.
He waited, pacing up and down before the herdic. A Sicilian youth with eyes like Nastasia's offered to shine his boots, and an Irish matron to sell him peaches; and every few moments the doors opened to let out hot men with straw hats tilted far back, who glanced at him as they went by.
They got into the herdic, and as it drove off he took out his watch and saw that she had been absent just three minutes.
at Temple Beth Ha Sholom, 425 Center Street, Williamsport, Pennsylvania, followed by lunch at the Herdic House.
Dave Storey and seven partners asked city council to let them run "herdic" coaches on certain streets but nothing came of the proposal.