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A four-wheeled carriage with two seats and a standing top.
[Probably after Rockaway, a town of northern New Jersey.]
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US a four-wheeled horse-drawn carriage, usually with two seats and a hard top
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a light four-wheeled carriage having two or three seats and a fixed top.
[1835–45, Amer.; appar. after Rockaway, town in N New Jersey]
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